reconquer


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Related to reconquer: reconnoitering, reconnoitre, Reconquista

re·con·quer

 (rē-kŏng′kər)
tr.v. re·con·quered, re·con·quer·ing, re·con·quers
1. To regain control of (territory previously lost) by military force.
2. To defeat or overwhelm (a population, for instance) again by force of arms.

reconquer

(ˌriːˈkɒŋkə)
vb (tr)
(Military) to conquer a country or territory again after having lost it

reconquer


Past participle: reconquered
Gerund: reconquering

Imperative
reconquer
reconquer
Present
I reconquer
you reconquer
he/she/it reconquers
we reconquer
you reconquer
they reconquer
Preterite
I reconquered
you reconquered
he/she/it reconquered
we reconquered
you reconquered
they reconquered
Present Continuous
I am reconquering
you are reconquering
he/she/it is reconquering
we are reconquering
you are reconquering
they are reconquering
Present Perfect
I have reconquered
you have reconquered
he/she/it has reconquered
we have reconquered
you have reconquered
they have reconquered
Past Continuous
I was reconquering
you were reconquering
he/she/it was reconquering
we were reconquering
you were reconquering
they were reconquering
Past Perfect
I had reconquered
you had reconquered
he/she/it had reconquered
we had reconquered
you had reconquered
they had reconquered
Future
I will reconquer
you will reconquer
he/she/it will reconquer
we will reconquer
you will reconquer
they will reconquer
Future Perfect
I will have reconquered
you will have reconquered
he/she/it will have reconquered
we will have reconquered
you will have reconquered
they will have reconquered
Future Continuous
I will be reconquering
you will be reconquering
he/she/it will be reconquering
we will be reconquering
you will be reconquering
they will be reconquering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reconquering
you have been reconquering
he/she/it has been reconquering
we have been reconquering
you have been reconquering
they have been reconquering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reconquering
you will have been reconquering
he/she/it will have been reconquering
we will have been reconquering
you will have been reconquering
they will have been reconquering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reconquering
you had been reconquering
he/she/it had been reconquering
we had been reconquering
you had been reconquering
they had been reconquering
Conditional
I would reconquer
you would reconquer
he/she/it would reconquer
we would reconquer
you would reconquer
they would reconquer
Past Conditional
I would have reconquered
you would have reconquered
he/she/it would have reconquered
we would have reconquered
you would have reconquered
they would have reconquered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reconquer - conquer anew; "The country reconquered the territory lost in the previous war"
retake, recapture - take back by force, as after a battle; "The military forces managed to recapture the fort"
Translations

reconquer

[ˈriːˈkɒŋkəʳ] VTreconquistar

reconquer

vt town, territoryzurückerobern; enemyerneut or wieder besiegen
References in classic literature ?
a meet conveyance for the crusader, whose doughty arm was to reconquer the Holy Sepulchre!'' And he laughed scornfully.
The king saved -- we shall assemble our friends together -- we will head the Puritans -- reconquer England; we shall re-enter London -- place him securely on his throne "
I would not so soon relinquish the attempt to reconquer it.
It also came to be passionately believed among the Welsh that he was not really dead but would some day return from the mysterious Other World to which he had withdrawn and reconquer the island for his people.
For every walk is a sort of crusade, preached by some Peter the Hermit in us, to go forth and reconquer this Holy Land from the hands of the Infidels.
Your assistance, sire, and within a month, whether I oppose Lambert to Monk, or Monk to Lambert, I shall have reconquered my paternal inheritance, without having cost my country a guinea, or my subjects a drop of blood, for they are now all drunk with revolutions, protectorates, and republics, and ask nothing better than to fall staggering to sleep in the arms of royalty.
He feared that even though they were only 25 per cent of the total population, they could still someday reconquer Hindustan if they were allowed to have their own country.
NATO would conclude that this was the first step in President Vladimir Putin's plan to reconquer all of the former Soviet empire in Eastern Europe, and start re-arming in a very big way.
This investment and influence, predominantly in the eastern parts of the Idlib zone, would make an offensive "very difficult," Nicholas Heras from the Center for a New American Security argued, despite the "huffing and puffing from Damascus about how it's going to reconquer everything."
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Dagohoy was able to declare independence of Bohol; and, for 55 years Bohol maintained an independent status by repelling all Spanish attempts to reconquer the island.
Right-believing Muslims, thus, have a holy duty to reconquer these lands to Muslim rule, as Koran 2: 191-193 makes clear: 'And kill them (non-Muslims) wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out.