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"
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"
overcome by conquest
"conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"
to defeat in combat; to subjugate
In 1453, the Ottoman Empire conquered Istanbul.
to overcome an abstract obstacle
Today I conquered my fear of flying by finally boarding a plane.
to gain, win, or obtain by effort
to acquire by force of arms, win in war
Origin: From conquerre, from conquaerere, from con- + quaero.
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
to subdue or overcome by mental or moral power; to surmount; as, to conquer difficulties, temptation, etc
to gain or obtain, overcoming obstacles in the way; to win; as, to conquer freedom; to conquer a peace
to gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kong′kėr, v.t. to gain by force or with an effort: to overcome or vanquish.—v.i. to be victor.—adj. Con′querable, that may be conquered.—n. Con′querableness.—adj. Con′quering, victorious.—adv. Con′queringly.—ns. Con′queror, one who conquers: a victor:—fem. Con′queress; Con′quest, the act of conquering: that which is conquered or acquired by physical or moral force: the act of gaining the affections of another.—Make a conquest, to conquer.—The Conqueror, William I. of England (L. Conques′tor); The Conquest, the acquisition of the throne of England by William, Duke of Normandy, in 1066. [O. Fr. conquerre—L. conquirĕre,—con, inten., quærĕre, to seek.]
The numerical value of conquer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of conquer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He came, he spoke, but he didn't conquer.
We must conquer war, or war will conquer us.
First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.
You never conquer a mountain. Mountains can't be conquered you conquer yourself--your hopes, your fears.
If a man conquer in battle a thousand times a thousand men, and if another conquer himself, he is the greater of conquerors.*
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- покорявам, завоювамBulgarian
- conquistarCatalan, Valencian
- dobýt, zdolatCzech
- erobre, sejre, besejreDanish
- venki, konkeriEsperanto
- voittaa, vallata, valloittaaFinnish
- ceannsaichScottish Gaelic
- meghódít, hódítHungarian
- vincere, sconfiggere, conquistareItalian
- vincō, vinceretLatin
- superar, conquistar, vencerPortuguese
- învinge, cuceriRomanian
- завоевать, побеждать, покорятьRussian
- підкорювати, перемагатиUkrainian
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