HyperDic: conquest

English > 3 senses of the word conquest:
NOUNactconquest, conquering, subjection, subjugationthe act of conquering / conquering
actconquestsuccess in mastering something difficult
actconquest, seductionan act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone
conquest > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ngkwehst
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > conquest: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of conquering / conquering.
Synonymsconquering, subjection, subjugation
InstancesNorman ConquestThe invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066)
Broadercapture, gaining control, seizureThe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Spanishconquista, sometimiento
Catalanconquesta, subjugació
English > conquest: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningsuccess in mastering something difficult.
Example"the conquest of space"
BroadersuccessAn attainment that is successful
Spanishconquista
Catalanconquesta
English > conquest: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone.
Synonymseduction
Narrowersexual conquest, scoreA seduction culminating in sexual intercourse
BroadersuccessAn attainment that is successful
Spanishconquista, seducción
Catalanconquesta, seducció

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