Synonyms of succumb
1 surrender (to) • Don't succumb to the temptation to have just one cigarette. often with to
give in (to)
give way (to)
go under (to)
cave in (to) (informal)
knuckle under (to)
, rise above
, triumph over
, get the better of
2 catchDictionary • I was determined not to succumb to the virus. with to, an illness)
catch • The more stress you are under, the more likely you are to catch a cold.
contract • He contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion.
fall victim to
get • When I was five I got measles.
develop • He developed pneumonia after a bout of flu.
fall ill with
become infected by
come or go down with
cark it from (Australian, New Zealand, slang)
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catchIf you catch a cold or a disease, you become ill with it.
• The more stress you are under, the more likely you are to catch a cold.
contractIf you contract a serious illness, you become ill with it.
• He contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion.
• He developed pneumonia after a bout of flu.
Thesaurus for succumb from the Collins English Thesaurus
to give way in face of the overwhelming force (of) or desire (for)