What does conquer mean?

Definitions for conquer
ˈkɒŋ kərcon·quer

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word conquer.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. conquer(Verb)

    to defeat in combat; to subjugate

    In 1453, the Ottoman Empire conquered Istanbul.

    Etymology: From conquerre, from conquaerere, from con- + quaero.

  2. conquer(Verb)

    to overcome an abstract obstacle

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

    Etymology: From conquerre, from conquaerere, from con- + quaero.

  3. conquer(Verb)

    to gain, win, or obtain by effort

    Etymology: From conquerre, from conquaerere, from con- + quaero.

  4. conquer(Verb)

    to acquire by force of arms, win in war

    Etymology: From conquerre, from conquaerere, from con- + quaero.

Webster Dictionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Conquer

    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

  1. conquer

    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.

How to pronounce conquer?

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How to say conquer in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conquer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conquer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of conquer in a Sentence

  1. C. C. Colton:

    Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity than straigthforward and simple integrity in another. A knave would rather quarrel with a brother knave than with a fool, but he would rather avoid a quarrel with one honest man than with both. He can combat a fool by management and address, and he can conquer a knave by temptations. But the honest man is neither to be bamboozled nor bribed.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    As we grow up, we discover that things that can't be altered must be borne. There is no easy way, but only hard way of Endurance. We also witness that only those who bear everything can dare anything. In the end, only those who endure conquer. Endurance is the key to Success. Keep it up!

  3. Ely Gulbertson:

    We must conquer war, or war will conquer us.

  4. Buddha:

    It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Conquer your fears before they conquer you.

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