Synonyms for conquer
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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes
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.
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
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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes
suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curbverb
to put down by force or authority
"suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
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
appropriate, capture, seize, conquerverb
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"
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
overcome by conquest
"conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"
Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote
vanquish, subdue, overcome, subjugate, defeat, overthrow, overpower, beat, rout, discomfit, checkmate, master, subject, humble, crush, get the better of, put down, prevail over, get the upper hand of, get the whip hand of, HAVE ON THE HIP
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote
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You never conquer a mountain. Mountains can't be conquered you conquer yourself--your hopes, your fears.
To conquer others is to have power. To conquer yourself is to know the way.
Addiction is a symptom of what’s going on in your own psychology. It’s more dangerous when you have a character disorder like psychosis or bipolar, it’s a very common comorbidity, once you learn what your demons are you can conquer them, but you have to be willing to conquer them.
The product is elegant, the technology is disruptive, to say the least, is it enough to conquer the industry ? It remains to be seen. It’s closely guarded. If they can demonstrate momentum, then monetization becomes the least of their worries.
To conquer the enemy without resorting to war is the most desirable. The highest form of generalship is to conquer the enemy by strategy.
Translations for conquer
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- завоювам, покорявамBulgarian
- conquistarCatalan, Valencian
- dobýt, zdolatCzech
- besejre, sejre, erobreDanish
- konkeri, venkiEsperanto
- valloittaa, voittaa, vallataFinnish
- ceannsaichScottish Gaelic
- meghódít, hódítHungarian
- vincere, conquistare, sconfiggereItalian
- vincō, vinceretLatin
- vencer, conquistar, superarPortuguese
- cuceri, învingeRomanian
- покорять, побеждать, завоеватьRussian
- підкорювати, перемагатиUkrainian
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