verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of conquer
Examples from the Web for conquered
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 conquered
Word Origin for conquer
Word Origin and History for conquered
c.1200, cunquearen, from Old French conquerre "conquer, defeat, vanquish," from Vulgar Latin *conquaerere (for Latin conquirere) "to search for, procure by effort, win," from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + quaerere "to seek, gain" (see query (v.)). Related: Conquered; conquering.
Idioms and Phrases with conquered
see divide and conquer.