HyperDic: conquer

English > 3 senses of the word conquer:
VERBchangeconquer, suppress, stamp down, subdueto put down by force or authority
possessionconquer, appropriate, capture, seizetake possession of by force, as after an invasion
competitionconquerovercome by conquest
conquer > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ngker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > conquer: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningTo put down by force or authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "conquer one's desires"
Synonymssuppress, stamp down, subdue
NarrowerburkeGet rid of, silence, or suppress
choke off, choke down, choke backSuppress
hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upCause to be quiet or not talk / talk
quench(electronics) suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device
silenceKeep from expression, for example by threats or pressure
squelch, quell, quenchSuppress or crush completely
Broadercontrol, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderatelessen the intensity of
Spanishconquistar, contener, dominar, inhibir, reprimir
Catalanconquistar, contenir, dominar, reprimir
Nounsconqueringthe act of conquering / conquering
conquerorsomeone who is victorious by force of arms
English > conquer: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningTake possession of by force, as after an invasion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymsappropriate, capture, seize
Narrowercarrycapture after a fight / fight
Broaderassume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogateseize and take control without authority and possibly with force
Spanishapoderarse, apoderar, captar, capturar, confiscar, conquistar, dominar, embargar, incautar, invadir, ocupar, tomar
Catalanapoderar-se, apoderar, captar, capturar, confiscar, conquerir, embargar, incautar, prendre
Nounsconqueringthe act of conquering / conquering
English > conquer: 3 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningOvercome by conquest.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "conquer your fears"
  • "conquer a country"
Broaderget the better of, overcome, defeatwin a victory over
Spanishconquistar, vencer
Catalanconquerir
Nounsconqueringthe act of conquering / conquering
conquerorsomeone who is victorious by force of arms

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