Definitions for vanquishˈvæŋ kwɪʃ, ˈvæn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

van•quishˈvæŋ kwɪʃ, ˈvæn-(v.t.)

  1. to conquer by superior force, as in battle.

  2. to defeat in any contest or conflict.

  3. to overcome:

    to vanquish one's fears.

Origin of vanquish:

1300–50; ME vencuschen,venquisshen < OF vencus, ptp. and venquis, past tense of veintre < L vincere to overcome

van′quish•ment(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish(verb)

    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

    "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

Wiktionary

  1. vanquish(Verb)

    To defeat, to overcome.

  2. Origin: From vaynquisshen, from vanquir, from vincere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vanquish(verb)

    to conquer, overcome, or subdue in battle, as an enemy

  2. Vanquish(verb)

    hence, to defeat in any contest; to get the better of; to put down; to refute

  3. Vanquish(noun)

    a disease in sheep, in which they pine away


Translations for vanquish

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

vanquish(verb)

to defeat or conquer

You must vanquish your fears.

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