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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


Verb conquer has 3 senses


conquerv. t. [OF. conquerre, F. conquérir, fr. L. conquirere, -quisitum, to seek or search for, to bring together, LL., to conquer; con- + quaerere to seek. See Quest.].
  •  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.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "If we be conquer'd, let men conquer us."  [1913 Webster]
    "We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To subdue or overcome by mental or moral power; to surmount; as, to conquer difficulties, temptation, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "By winning words to conquer hearts,
    And make persuasion do the work of fear.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To gain or obtain, overcoming obstacles in the way; to win; as, to conquer freedom; to conquer a peace.
Syn. -- To subdue; vanquish; overcome; overpower; overthrow; defeat; rout; discomfit; subjugate; reduce; humble; crush; surmount; subject; master.
conquerv. i. 
     To gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail.  [1913 Webster]
    "He went forth conquering and to conquer."  [1913 Webster]
    "The champions resolved to conquer or to die."  [1913 Webster]


conquer, v.tr.
1 a overcome and control (an enemy or territory) by military force. b absol. be victorious.
2 overcome (a habit, emotion, disability, etc.) by effort (conquered his fear).
3 climb (a mountain) successfully.

conquerable adj.
ME f. OF conquerre f. Rmc f. L conquirere (as com-, quaerere seek, get)



acquire, adopt, annex, appropriate, arrogate, assume, baffle, balk, bear down, beat, beat down, bend, best, break, break down, bring low, bring to terms, capture, circumvent, colonize, control, crush, defeat, down, enslave, fell, flatten, foil, frustrate, gain, hog, humble, humiliate, hurdle, indent, jump a claim, lick, make free with, make use of, master, monopolize, obtain, occupy, outwit, overcome, overmaster, overpower, override, overrun, overwhelm, preempt, preoccupy, prepossess, prevail, prevail over, prostrate, put down, quell, reduce, requisition, ride down, seize, sit on, smash, squat on, subdue, subject, subjugate, suppress, surmount, take all of, take it all, take over, take possession of, take up, throw, thwart, trample down, trample underfoot, tread underfoot, triumph, triumph over, tyrannize, unman, usurp, vanquish, win, worst




VB succeed, be successful, gain one's end, gain one's ends, crown with success, gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object, get there, manage to, contrive to, accomplish, do wonders, work wonders, make a go of it, come off well, come off successful, come off with flying colors, make short work of, take by storm, carry by storm, bear away the bell, win one's wings, win one's spurs, win the battle, win the day, carry the day, gain the day, gain the prize, gain the palm, have the best of it, have it all one's own way, have the game in one's owns hands, have the ball at one's feet, have one on the hop, walk over the course, carry all before one, remain in possession of the field, score a success, speed, make progress, win one's way, make one's way, work one's way, find one's way, strive to some purpose, prosper, drive a roaring trade, make profit, reap the fruits, gather the fruits, reap the benefit of, reap the harvest, strike oil, gain a windfall, make one's fortune, get in the harvest, turn to good account, turn to account, triumph, be triumphant, gain a victory, obtain a victory, gain an advantage, chain victory to one's car, nail a coonskin to the wall, surmount a difficulty, overcome a difficulty, get over a difficulty, get over an obstacle, se tirer d'affaire, make head against, stem the torrent, stem the tide, stem the current, weather the storm, weather a point, turn a corner, keep one's head above water, tide over, master, get the better of, have the better of, gain the better of, gain the best of, gain the upper hand, gain the ascendancy, gain the whip hand, gain the start of, distance, surpass, defeat, conquer, vanquish, discomfit, euchre, overcome, overthrow, overpower, overmaster, overmatch, overset, override, overreach, outwit, outdo, outflank, outmaneuver, outgeneral, outvote, take the wind out of one's adversary's sails, beat, beat hollow, rout, lick, drub, floor, worst, put down, put to flight, put to the rout, put hors de combat, put out of court, silence, quell, nonsuit, checkmate, upset, confound, nonplus, stalemate, trump, baffle, circumvent, elude, trip up, trip up the heels of, drive into a corner, drive to the wall, run hard, put one's nose out of joint, settle, do for, break the neck of, break the back of, capsize, sink, shipwreck, drown, swamp, subdue, subjugate, reduce, make the enemy bite the dust, victimize, roll in the dust, trample under foot, put an extinguisher upon, answer, answer the purpose, avail, prevail, take effect, do, turn out well, work well, take, tell, bear fruit, hit it, hit the mark, hit the right nail on the head, nick it, turn up trumps, make a hit, find one's account in.

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