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conqueror

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con·quer  (kngkr)
v. con·quered, con·quer·ing, con·quers
v.tr.
1. To defeat or subdue by force, especially by force of arms.
2. To gain or secure control of by or as if by force of arms: scientists battling to conquer disease; a singer who conquered the operatic world.
3. To overcome or surmount by physical, mental, or moral force: I finally conquered my fear of heights. See Synonyms at defeat.
v.intr.
To be victorious; win.

[Middle English conqueren, from Old French conquerre, from Vulgar Latin *conquaerere, from Latin conqurere, to procure : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + quaerere, to seek.]

conquer·a·ble adj.
conquer·or, conquer·er n.

con•quer•or (ˈkɒŋ kər ər)

n.
a person who conquers or vanquishes; victor.
[1250–1300]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.conqueror - someone who is victorious by force of armsconqueror - someone who is victorious by force of arms
subjugator - a conqueror who defeats and enslaves
victor, master, superior - a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

conqueror
noun winner, champion, master, victor, conquistador, lord Spain had a tradition of learning long before the arrival of their Muslim conquerors.
Translations
conqueror [ˈkɒŋkərəʳ] Nconquistador(a) m/f
conqueror [ˈkɒŋkərər] nconquérant(e) m/f, vainqueur m
conqueror
n (of country, heart)Eroberer m, → Eroberin f; (of enemy, difficulties, feelings, disease)Sieger(in) m(f) (→ of über +acc), → Besieger(in) m(f); (of difficulties, feelings, mountains)Bezwinger(in) m(f); William the ConquerorWilhelm der Eroberer
conqueror [ˈkɒŋkrəʳ] nconquistatore m


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