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Definitions for vanquish
ˈvæŋ kwɪʃ, ˈvæn-van·quish

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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"


  1. vanquish(Verb)

    To defeat, to overcome.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vanquish

    vangk′wish, v.t. to conquer: to defeat in any contest: to confute.—adj. Vanq′uishable, capable of being vanquished.—ns. Vanq′uisher; Vanq′uishment. [Fr. vaincre (pa.t. vainquis)—L. vincĕre, to conquer.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. vanquish

    To conquer; to overcome; to subdue in battle, as an enemy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vanquish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vanquish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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