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
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- 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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