conquest

Definitions:

  • The act or process of conquering.
  • Something, such as territory, acquired by conquering.
  • None
  • A person or group whose affection or admiration has been gained.
  • A person who has been seduced by another.
  • To conquer.
  • The act of conquering; the act of overcoming or vanquishing opposition by force of any kind, but especially by force of arms; victory.
  • The act of acquiring or gaining control of by force; acquisition by military or other conflict; subjugation by any means; as, the <em>conquest</em> of Persia by Alexander the Great; the <em>conquest</em> of a nation's liberties, or of one's passions.
  • Specifically— The act of gaining or captivating the affections or favor of another or others.
  • That which is conquered; a possession gained by force, physical or moral.
  • In <em>feudal law</em>, acquest; acquisition; the acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance, or the acquisition of property by a number in community or by one for all the others.
  • In <em>Scots law</em>, heritable property acquired in any other way than by heritage, as by purchase, donation, etc.; or, with reference to a marriage contract, heritable property subsequently acquired.
  • The act or process of conquering, or acquiring by force; the act of overcoming or subduing opposition by force, whether physical or moral; subjection; subjugation; victory.
  • That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral.
  • The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition.
  • The act of gaining or regaining by successful struggle.
  • the subjugation of England by William of Normandy in 1066. The <altname>Norman Conquest</altname>.
  • <xref>Victory</xref> gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy.
  • An act or instance of <xref>overcoming</xref> an <xref>obstacle</xref>.
  • A person with whom one has <xref>had sex</xref>.
  • success in mastering something difficult
  • the act of conquering
  • an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone
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