Antonyms of verb succumb

1 of 2 senses of succumb

Sense 2
succumb, yield -- (be fatally overwhelmed)
       Antonym of survive (Sense 2)
      => survive, pull through, pull round, come through, make it -- (continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb succumb

2 senses of succumb

Sense 1
yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under -- (consent reluctantly)
       => accept, consent, go for -- (give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution")

Sense 2
succumb, yield -- (be fatally overwhelmed)
       => die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it -- (pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102")

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