Examples of conquest in a Sentence
tales of the ancient army's conquests
She was one of his many conquests.
people who boast about their sexual conquests
Recent Examples of conquest from the Web
The conquest of Iberia was Rome’s first major expansion beyond Italy, minting its status as an empire.
Specifically, Machiavelli cites the Romans in their conquest of foreign lands, where bloodshed was certain.
As Ali recovered in hospital, members of his unit sent him gruesome photos in hospital as proof of their conquest – and of the ever-present danger lingering in Mosul, which for three years served as the main ISIS stronghold in Iraq.
Fed up with Tyrion’s plans for conquest-by-siege and with twiddling her thumbs on Dragonstone, Ms. Targaryen, Mother of Dragons Etc.
Hit our entire Charleston City Guide for more eating conquests.
Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) plans the conquest of Westeros.
Arya moves on from her conquest, encounters a group of soldiers (including Ed Sheeran, for whatever reason) and sits down for a chat and a bit of rabbit.
At his best, Sheeran writes openly in the first-person, telling candid tales of success, conquest, failure and redemption, an honesty that further connects him to his diehard fans.
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Origin and Etymology of conquest
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdominating, domination, overpowering, subduing, subjecting, subjection, subjugating, subjugation, vanquishing
Related Wordstriumph, victory, win, winning; beating, defeat, drubbing, licking, shellacking, trimming, trouncing, whipping; enslavement; takeover
Near Antonymsemancipation, enfranchisement, freeing, liberation, manumission, release
CONQUEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conquest for English Language Learners
: the act of taking control of a country, city, etc., through the use of force
: a country, city, etc., that an army has taken control of through the use of force
: a person someone has succeeded in having a romantic and especially a sexual relationship with
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