Succumb

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Succumb

  • (verb) fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force. “we cannot merely give up and succumb to despair”
  • (verb) die from the effect of a disease or injury. “after a few blows there, the porcupine succumbs”

Succumb meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मरना, शिकार होना, झुक जाना, हार मान लेना, दम तोड़ देना, परास्त होना, अधीन होना, मर जाना, मान जाना, मृत्यु को प्राप्त होना, वशीभूत होना

Succumb origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘bring low, overwhelm’): from Old French succomber or Latin succumbere, from sub- ‘under’ + a verb related to cubare ‘to lie’.

Succumb in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Markets succumb to late sell-off; post weekly loss, Domestic market participants are also tracking developments surrounding India-US trade talks, traders added. Top losers in the Sensex pack …
  • India won’t succumb to pressure of developed countries on climate …, Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that India will not succumb to pressure of developed countries on the issue of …
  • One killed as motorbike hit him ; rider too succumb, One killed as motorbike hit him ; rider too succumb … occurred when the pedestrian, a labourer from North India, was crossing the road.
  • India succumb to 1st WC loss vs England, Birmingham: England survived to live for another day as they outbatted India for a 31-run win in a high-scoring World Cup encounter, keeping …
  • Malad wall collapse: Toll rises to 29 after two succumb to injuries …, The death toll in Malad wall collapse has now touched 29 after two injured victims being treated in the hospital succumbed; The patient …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Succumb 

  • succumb(Suck + thumb)- Children doesnt give up sucking their thumb – Children are succumb in sucking thumb
  • succumb= sir+comb, when sir asked you that do you have a COMB(which is a bad thing, in school)? you gave your comb reluctantly

Succumb pronunciation


Wane

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Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

Wane in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Abbreviate

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abbreviate English Hindi meaning

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Abbreviate [uhbree-vee-eyt]

  • (verb) shorten (a word, phrase, or text)

Abbreviate (अब्रीवीएट / अब्रीवीऐट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संक्षेप करना, कम करना, छोटा करना, संक्षिप्त करना

Abbreviate Origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin abbreviat- ‘shortened’, from the verb abbreviare, from Latin brevis ‘short’.

Abbreviate in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • We started noticing that the younger generation tends to abbreviate longer names and hence we thought abbreviation is a good idea.
  • Smile’s TextExpander 5 helps you type faster by making suggestions of frequently-typed phrases to abbreviate and save time.
  • First, the abbreviation of a word should not be longer or more complex than the word itself.
  • I know many friends who have shortened their name or found a similar name to abbreviate or adapt their difficult Indian name.
  • According to the two comedians, the best way to “speak” is to just abbreviate everything to keep conversations short.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of abbreviate

  • Abbreviate word mein chhupa hai brevity(means brief)

Abbreviation Pronunciation

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