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Synonyms for conquer
ˈkɒŋ kər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb(verb)

    to put down by force or authority

    "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"

    Synonyms:
    chasten, capture, get over, master, crush, moderate, quash, keep down, surmount, restrict, suppress, bottle up, crucify, subjugate, reduce, control, curb, stamp down, hold, seize, subordinate, tame, mortify, hold in, curtail, appropriate, contain, oppress, inhibit, cut back, overcome, subdue, repress, check

  2. appropriate, capture, seize, conquer(verb)

    take possession of by force, as after an invasion

    "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"

    Synonyms:
    usurp, capture, fascinate, attach, earmark, sequester, beguile, impound, get, allow, captivate, enamour, suppress, trance, confiscate, get hold of, assume, prehend, enamor, take over, becharm, reserve, arrogate, subdue, curb, stamp down, set aside, seize, clutch, entrance, inhibit, charm, appropriate, catch, grab, enchant, bewitch

  3. conquer(verb)

    overcome by conquest

    "conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"

    Synonyms:
    curb, subdue, stamp down, inhibit, seize, appropriate, capture, suppress

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conquer

    To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    beat, checkmate, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subject, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst

    Antonyms:
    capitulate, cede, fail, fall, fly, forfeit, lose, resign, retire, retreat, submit, succumb, surrender, yield

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conquer

    Synonyms:
    subdue, vanquish, surmount, overcome, overpower, overthrow, defeat, crush, master, subjugate, prevail over

    Antonyms:
    fail, fall, retreat, succumb, fly, submit, surrender, lose, forfeit, sacrifice, resign, cede

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. conquer(v)

    Synonyms:
    defeat, overpower, down, vanquish, triumph, overthrow, subdue, subjugate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "conquer":

    defeat, win, overcome, vanquish, subjugate, capture, gain

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How to use conquer in a sentence?

  1. Barack Obama:

    It is a primal emotion, fear, one that we all experience.  And it can be contagious, spreading through societies, and through nations, for me, and I know for so many of you, faith is the great cure for fear. Jesus is a good cure for fear. God gives believers the power, the love, the sound mind required to conquer any fear. And what more important moment for that faith than right now?

  2. Susan Sarandon:

    It is uplifting to be around this many powerful women, strong confident powerful women, all at the same time, there is something empowering about it and something that makes you feel you can conquer the world when you walk out of the room.

  3. Sun-tzu:

    To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

  4. Woody Allen:

    I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    You become greater than what you conquer within.

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