Definitions for conquerˈkɒŋ kər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb(verb)

    to put down by force or authority

    "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"

  2. appropriate, capture, seize, conquer(verb)

    take possession of by force, as after an invasion

    "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"

  3. conquer(verb)

    overcome by conquest

    "conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. conquer(Verb)

    to defeat in combat; to subjugate

    In 1453, the Ottoman Empire conquered Istanbul.

  2. conquer(Verb)

    to overcome an abstract obstacle

    Today I conquered my fear of flying by finally boarding a plane.

  3. conquer(Verb)

    to gain, win, or obtain by effort

  4. conquer(Verb)

    to acquire by force of arms, win in war

  5. Origin: From conquerre, from conquaerere, from con- + quaero.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Conquer(verb)

    to gain or acquire by force; to take possession of by violent means; to gain dominion over; to subdue by physical means; to reduce; to overcome by force of arms; to cause to yield; to vanquish

  2. Conquer(verb)

    to subdue or overcome by mental or moral power; to surmount; as, to conquer difficulties, temptation, etc

  3. Conquer(verb)

    to gain or obtain, overcoming obstacles in the way; to win; as, to conquer freedom; to conquer a peace

  4. Conquer(verb)

    to gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail


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