Definition and Meanings for conquer
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Part of Speech of conquer
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of conquer
Meaning of conquer
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- 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.
- to subdue or overcome by mental or moral power; to surmount; as, to conquer difficulties, temptation, etc.
- to gain or obtain, overcoming obstacles in the way; to win; as, to conquer freedom; to conquer a peace.
as intransitive verb
- to gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail.