HyperDic: conquering

English > 1 sense of the word conquering:
NOUNactconquering, conquest, subjection, subjugationthe act of conquering / conquering
conquering > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ngkerihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > conquering: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of conquering / conquering.
Synonymsconquest, 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
Verbsconquerto put down by force or authority
conquerovercome by conquest
conquertake possession of by force, as after an invasion

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