verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
Origin of conquer
synonym study for conquer
OTHER WORDS FROM conquer
Example sentences from the Web for conquer
Then he scrambled back down to deliver the news, written in code to keep from getting scooped, that Everest had been conquered for the first time in history.Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94|Matt Schudel|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
None of that, however, would have been achieved if he hadn’t managed to repeatedly confront and conquer a persistent adversary — his own self doubts.
Whether you’re just estimating your chances of conquering a new niche or already trying hard to move up the ranking ladder, you need to mind your rivals.
Alas, the hope that all scientific puzzles would be conquered through reductionism was more popular with physicists before the 20th century rolled around.Why Physics Can’t Tell Us What Life Is - Issue 92: Frontiers|Jeremy England|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
They wordlessly divided and conquered, each acting as the other’s external memory.
Historically, conquering armies have seized inhabitants of conquered areas and enslaved them.
Rather, human trafficking, like slavery in the past, is a way of demoralizing the conquered.
The roots of the violence can be found in the nearly six decades since Israel conquered Gaza and the West Bank.
There are unconfirmed reports ISIS has stolen three fighter planes from Iraqi bases it conquered.ISIS Video: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands|Josh Rogin|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the time, before ISIS had conquered Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq, the attack evoked outrage but not hysteria.French Jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche Is the Shape of Terror to Come|Christopher Dickey|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I gazed at commonplaceness and dulness—I mocked at it; and now it has conquered me!The Journal of Arthur Stirling|Upton Sinclair
And yet he was conquered by a woman; the fairy Vivien enchanted the enchanter and kept him in a hawthorn bush under a spell.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
When the sun arose there lay the victor and the conquered almost equally helpless.The Grateful Indian|W.H.G. Kingston
From that day to this, all conquered countries had been settled in that way.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
They treated the subject without question of man's taking that which he has conquered.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for conquer
Derived forms of conquerconquerable, adjectiveconquerableness, nounconquering, adjectiveconqueror, noun
Word Origin for conquer
Idioms and Phrases with conquer
see divide and conquer.