Definition of Conquer

1. Verb. To put down by force or authority. "Conquer one's desires"




2. Verb. Take possession of by force, as after an invasion. "The militia captured the castle"
Exact synonyms: Appropriate, Capture, Seize
Generic synonyms: Arrogate, Assume, Seize, Take Over, Usurp
Specialized synonyms: Carry
Derivative terms: Appropriative, Appropriator, Capture, Conquering, Seizure

3. Verb. Overcome by conquest. "Conquer a country"
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Get The Better Of, Overcome
Derivative terms: Conquering, Conqueror

Definition of Conquer

1. v. t. 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. v. i. To gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail.

Definition of Conquer

1. Verb. to defeat in combat; to subjugate ¹

2. Verb. to overcome an abstract obstacle ¹

3. Verb. to gain, win, or obtain by effort ¹

4. Verb. to acquire by force of arms, win in war ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conquer

1. to overcome by force [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Conquer

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1. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Ho, ye who by the roaring tide "WE conquer OR DIE" THE war drum is beating, prepare for the fight. The stern bigot Northman exults in his might; ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"SHE STOOPS TO conquer 1773 Dr. Goldsmith has written a Comedy— no, ... 'conquer, " would indeed deserve a volume, and is the best specimen of what an ..."

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