Definitions for conquer
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word conquer.
suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curbverb
to put down by force or authority
"suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
appropriate, capture, seize, conquerverb
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
Etymology: From conquerre, from conquaerere, from con- + quaero.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: conquerir, Fr. conquirere, Latin.
They had conquered them, and brought them under tribute. 1 Mac. viii. 2.
Who conquer’d nature, should preside o’er wit. Alexander Pope.
We conquer’d France, but felt our captive’s charms. Alexander Pope.
Both tugging to be victors, breast to breast;
Yet neither conqueror, nor conquer’d. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
Anna conquers but to save,
And governs but to bless. Smith.
To get the victory; to overcome.
Put him to choler straight: he hath been used
Ever to conquer, and to have his word
Off contradiction. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
Equal success had set these champions high,
And both resolv’d to conquer, or to die. Edmund Waller.
The logick of a conquering sword has no great propriety. Decay of Piety.
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.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To gain or acquire by force; to take possession of by violent means; to gain dominion over; to subdue; to reduce, etc. To gain the victory; to overcome.
The numerical value of conquer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of conquer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.
I would just say to people in the United States that this is something that America historically does and has to do, and that is to step up for peace and freedom and democracy, and if we let Russian President Vladimir Putin get away with it, and just annex, conquer sizable parts of a free, independent, sovereign country, which is what Russian President Vladimir Putin is poised to do... then the consequences for the world are absolutely catastrophic.
Let the past inspire you, to always challenge the future. Then your mind will conquer the present moment.
You conquer every hardness with your eyes, as you do likewise every light; so if it can happen that one can die of joy, now would be the time.
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- завоювам, покорявамBulgarian
- conquistarCatalan, Valencian
- dobýt, zdolatCzech
- besejre, sejre, erobreDanish
- konkeri, venkiEsperanto
- valloittaa, voittaa, vallataFinnish
- ceannsaichScottish Gaelic
- meghódít, hódítHungarian
- vincere, conquistare, sconfiggereItalian
- vincō, vinceretLatin
- vencer, conquistar, superarPortuguese
- cuceri, învingeRomanian
- покорять, побеждать, завоеватьRussian
- підкорювати, перемагатиUkrainian
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