What is the meaning of conquer?


  • To put down by force or authority.
    • usage: "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  • Take possession of by force, as after an invasion.
    • usage: "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
  • Overcome by conquest.
    • usage: "conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"
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APAWordNet. (2010). conquer. Retrieved May 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/conquer/definitions/1267202
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