conquer

[k_ˈɒ_n_k_ə], [kˈɒnkə], [kˈɒnkə]

Antonyms for conquer:

go under, flounder, wash out, go down, retire, fall, slump, flop, decline, collapse, fly, lose, surrender, retreat, enlarge, yield, discharge, slip, unbind, succumb, capitulate, emancipate, wane, resign, liberate, cede, release, fold, flunk, submit, Disenthrall, fail, Unfetter, give up, manumit, enfranchise, struggle, unchain, free, forfeit, loosen, bow out, spring, Uncage.


Definitions of conquer:

  1.   take possession of without permission or take with force, as after a conquest or invasion; " the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; " The army seized the town"; " The militia captured the castle" – Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2.   To obtain as in war, or by any conflict. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3.   To subdue or overcome by mental or moral power; to surmount; as, to conquer difficulties, temptation, etc. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   To overcome by physical force, as an enemy in battle; to vanquish; to defeat; to subdue by argument or by moral influence; to gain by perseverance or effort. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   To overcome; to gain the victory. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   to put down by force or authority; " suppress a nascent uprising"; " stamp down on littering"; " conquer one's desires" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   To overcome; subdue; vanquish. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8.   To gain or obtain, overcoming obstacles in the way; to win; as, to conquer freedom; to conquer a peace. – Newage Dictionary DB
  9.   To gain by force; overcome; vanquish. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10.   take possession of by force, as after an invasion; " the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; " The army seized the town"; " The militia captured the castle" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11.   To subdue, especially in war and after a struggle; to gain dominion or sovereignty over; to overcome. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12.   overcome by conquest; " conquer your fears"; " conquer a country" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13.   To be victor. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14.   To gain by conquest; overcome; subdue. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15.   To be victorious. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16.   To gain or acquire by force; to take possession of by violent means; to gain dominion over; to subdue by physical means; to reduce; to overcome by force of arms; to cause to yield; to vanquish. – Newage Dictionary DB
  17.   To gain by force: to overcome or vanquish. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18.   Conqueror. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19.   Conquerable. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20.   To gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for conquer:

  1. To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy. – Henri Frederic Amiel
  2. Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. – Dale Carnegie
  3. If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie
  4. You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind. – Dale Carnegie
  5. In order to conquer what we need is to dare, still to dare, and always to dare. – Georges Jacques Danton
  6. For they conquer who believe they can. – John Dryden
  7. No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat. – John Gay
  8. Partisans fight on familiar territory with professed political objectives to conquer power. This is what distinguishes them from terrorists. – Jurgen Habermas
  9. Whoever can surprise well must conquer – John Paul Jones
  10. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. – Bertrand Russell
  11. We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture. – Moshe Sharett
  12. Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge. – Sun Tzu
  13. It is not enough to conquer one must learn to seduce. – Voltaire
  14. When Alexander of Macedon was 33, he cried salt tears because there were no more worlds to conquer Eric Bristow is only 27. – Sid Waddell
  15. Conquerors never, never conquer a nation to bring freedom. They brought control. – Ernst Zundel

Usage examples for conquer:

  1. The red rose must conquer – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  2. With ignorance you can conquer any people. ” – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  3. If it is strong enough to drive us to the blessed Friend who has promised to make perfect our weakness in this as in all other efforts, and if we go out armed in His strength we are sure to conquer – The Chautauqua Girls At Home by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  4. How are we to conquer that? ” – Windyridge by W. Riley
  5. After this he lay down, and by a strange exercise of will, and in the belief that he was going to conquer a feeling absolutely new to him, he fell asleep directly. ” – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  6. You conquered the lion, maybe you will conquer Nero." ” – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  7. He was dangerous to me and I had to conquer him. ” – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  8. It is not possible that anything but the right shall conquer in a case like this, and I believe you will come out all right, as a boy should who has always been as obedient and loving as you. ” – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  9. We must conquer them all through the blood of Christ and the sign of the Cross! ” – Memoirs of Mrs. Rebecca Steward by T. G. Steward
  10. They were asked to conquer or die. ” – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  11. He said that Diabolus could never conquer Mansoul except by the consent of Mansoul. ” – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  12. When he looked down upon this he thought to himself: " A man who could do such things ought not to stay at home; he ought to go out to conquer the world." ” – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  13. Thee has made a fight, Soolsby, to conquer a thing that has had thee by the throat. ” – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  14. Would he raise it up and destroy this man who had come to conquer the last safe place on earth left for him? ” – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  15. She will try to be contented and will strive for power to conquer her work, and herself to be ready for the day when opportunity will open her door to a larger and more responsible life. ” – The Colored Girl Beautiful by E. Azalia Hackley
  16. He'll try to conceal, and even to conquer his feelings- just as long as he possibly can. ” – The Old Gray Homestead by Frances Parkinson Keyes
  17. Let the love I have ever borne you, and which is stronger and more tender at this moment than it has ever been- let the love you feel for your dear little ones, give you strength to conquer – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  18. “ " To do good to those who hate us," said Monsieur Pascal; " in doing good, to conquer not only our love of ease and our fear of pain, but our prejudices, our just resentments, our remembrance of injuries, our disgust at oppression, our contempt of pride- to forget or conquer all these through the love of men as men, is, indeed, a higher charity than any which classes have yet illustrated." ” – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  19. Monseigneur, said the man beside him, you must pay for being a great prince; and he who would govern others must first conquer himself. ” – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  20. “ Milly's lip trembled, but she only answered bravely, " That's well, Harry; for then you'll make all the more effort, and for my sake I'm sure you'll conquer – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen

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