conquer - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/ˈkɒŋkə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyconquer
he/she/itconquers
present participleconquering
past tenseconquered
past participleconquered
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to take control of land or people using soldiers

    The tribes were easily conquered by the Persian armies.

  2. 4
    [transitive] mainly literary to earn the love, admiration, or respect of someone

    His gentle nature had conquered their hearts.

  3. 5
    [intransitive] literary to win a victory