Vanquish is defined as to defeat or overcome.(verb)
An example of vanquish is for a team to beat the opposing side.
See vanquish in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME venquissen < OFr veinquis-, inflectional stem of veinquir < L vincere, to conquer: see victor
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transitive verb van·quished, van·quish·ing, van·quish·es
Origin: Middle English vaynquisshen
Origin: , from Old French vainquir, vainquiss-
Origin: , from Latin vincere; see weik-3 in Indo-European roots.
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