Conquest meaning

kŏn'kwĕst', kŏng'-
The act or process of conquering.

The Spanish conquest of Mexico; the conquest of an infectious disease; the conquest of shyness.

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The definition of a conquest is a victory either in love or war.

An example of a conquest is an army taking over a town in a war.

An example of a conquest is a man getting to sleep with a beautiful woman.

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The act or process of conquering.
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Something conquered, esp. land taken in war.
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The personification of conquest, (also known as Pestilence), often depicted riding a white horse.
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Something, such as territory, acquired by conquering.
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the (Norman) Conquest
  • The conquering of England by the Normans under William the Conqueror in 1066.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the (Norman) Conquest

Origin of conquest

  • Middle English from Old French from Vulgar Latin conquaesīta feminine past participle of conquaerere to conquer conquer
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition