What is the opposite of succumb?

Need antonyms for succumb? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Opposite of to yield to an overpowering force or overwhelming desire
“The gluttonous greed of the Cookie Monster can never resist the temptation of cookies.”
Opposite of to stop living
“She caught it early and fought it with every means possible, and was able to live another ten years.”
Opposite of to die from something fatal
“By some miracle, I managed to survive cancer, which lasted for seven years.”
Opposite of to contract a disease or illness
“I was lucky enough to avoid hayfever last Spring season.”
Opposite of to fall or collapse
“The locals and visitors alike informed me how the Golden Gate Bridge was planned, constructed, and maintained to stand against the elements.”
Opposite of to surrender to, or to be conquered by
“Despite the onslaught at the mouth of Blackwater Rush, Joffrey's forces would still defeat Stannis' army.”
Opposite of to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object
“Margaret attempted to resist but was forced to bend to the new political realities.”
Opposite of to succumb or give way to pressure or strain (literally or figuratively)
Opposite of die down; let up
Opposite of to die or cease living
(of a game or contest) Opposite of to fail to win
“He would win against his opponent, a fitting finale to the hard work and training he had put in over the last few months.”
Opposite of to show symptoms of an illness
Opposite of to be humble or humbled
“I don't tell you that story to downgrade the people in the other group or to elevate myself above others.”
Opposite of to bore, jade, or cause to be weary or restless
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
7-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021