Definitions of conquest

  1. success in mastering something difficult; "the conquest of space" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act or process of conquering, or acquiring by force; the act of overcoming or subduing opposition by force, whether physical or moral; subjection; subjugation; victory. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The act of gaining or regaining by successful struggle; as, the conquest of liberty or peace. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The act of subduing; subjugation; victory; that which is overpowered. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The act of conquering: that which is conquered or acquired by physical or moral force. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Act of conquering; thing acquired by force. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The act of conquering, or that which is conquered; acquisition of sovereignty by force of arms; victory; subjugation; the acquiring of property by other means than by inheritanco. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The act of overcoming by physical or moral force; success in arms; the thing conquered. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for conquest

  1. Never mind, war and conquest are to come. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. History has not taken into account what passed between these three men, but subsequent events proved that it signified disaster to one who dreamed of conquest and of power. – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath