Vanquish Definition

văngkwĭsh, văn-
vanquishes, vanquishing
vanquishes, vanquishing
To conquer or defeat in battle; force into submission.
Webster's New World
To defeat in any conflict, as in argument.
Webster's New World
To overcome (a feeling, condition, etc.); suppress.
Webster's New World

Origin of Vanquish

  • Middle English vaynquisshen from Old French vainquir vainquiss- from Latin vincere weik-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English vaynquisshen, from Old French vanquir, from Latin vincere.

    From Wiktionary

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