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Synonyms for conquer
ˈkɒŋ kərcon·quer

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    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, 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"

    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. conquerverb

    overcome by conquest

    "conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"

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

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  1. conquerverb

    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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Your Mind tells you: 'It's impossible.' Your Experience screams: 'It's too risky.' Your Heart softly whispers: 'It's worth a try.' Listen to your Heart, and you will conquer your mountains.

  2. Osho, My Way: The Way of The White Clouds:

    Your existence is so tiny.You cannot fight,you cannot conquer. It is impossible to conceive how an individual unit can conquer the whole.And if the whole is purposeless and you are with purpose,you are going to be defeated.

  3. William Blake:

    The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

  4. Hossein Salami:

    The blinded enemies of Iran, particularly the planners and coordinators of this cowardly act of terrorism must understand that such savagery will not cause a single wrinkle in our collective will to conquer bright scientific horizons, and be aware that the difficult revenge awaiting them is already an integral part of our work ! .

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    The brightest stars conquer the darkest skies.


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