Definition of Conquer in English :

Define Conquer in English

Conquer meaning in English

Meaning of Conquer in English

Pronunciation of Conquer in English

Conquer pronunciation in English

Pronounce Conquer in English


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1. conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress

to put down by force or authority

Example Sentences:
'suppress a nascent uprising'
'stamp down on littering'
'conquer one's desires'

2. appropriate, capture, conquer, seize

take possession of by force, as after an invasion

Example Sentences:
'the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants'
'The army seized the town'
'The militia captured the castle'

3. conquer

overcome by conquest

Example Sentences:
'conquer your fears'
'conquer a country'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of conquer
to overcome (an enemy, army, etc); defeat
to overcome (an obstacle, feeling, desire, etc); surmount
3. (transitive)
to gain possession or control of by or as if by force or war; win
4. (transitive)
to gain the love, sympathy, etc, of (someone) by seduction or force of personality

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verb transitive
to get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
to overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
verb intransitive
to make conquests; win

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v. con·quered, con·quer·ing, con·quers
a. To gain control of or subdue by military force: conquered the neighboring lands.
b. To defeat in war: The Greeks conquered the Persians. See Synonyms at defeat.
a. To eliminate or minimize (a difficulty, for example): vaccines that conquered smallpox; programs to conquer poverty.
b. To overcome or surmount mentally or emotionally: You must conquer your fear of heights.
3. To reach the summit of (a mountain) by climbing.
a. To gain the affection or admiration of: back when jazz conquered Paris.
b. To seduce.
To be victorious; win.

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