Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who conquers, or gains a victory over, any opposing force; specifically, one who subdues or subjugates a nation or nations by military power.
  • noun Synonyms See victor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who conquers.
  • noun (Eng. Hist.) William the Norman (1027-1067) who invaded England, defeated Harold in the battle of Hastings, and was crowned king, in 1066.

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  • noun Someone who conquers

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who is victorious by force of arms

Etymologies

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Old French conquereor, from conquerre,

Examples

  • How the conqueror is adored: Now have come salvation, strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • A conqueror is a determined player who takes a million men for chips and the whole world for baize.

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  • A conqueror is a determined player who takes a million men for chips and the whole world for baize.

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  • A conqueror is a determined player who takes a million men for chips and the whole world for baize.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • A conqueror is a determined player who takes a million men for chips and the whole world for baize.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • David, a great warrior and conqueror, is not permitted to build the Temple; it is his son

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  • Perhaps a conqueror is riding home from battle – and they are hanging them out to do honour to him.

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  • They yield the obedience which the conqueror is entitled to exact from the conquered.

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  • It was still in the power of Chosroes to obtain a reasonable peace; and he was repeatedly pressed by the messengers of Heraclius to spare the blood of his subjects, and to relieve a humane conqueror from the painful duty of carrying fire and sword through the fairest countries of Asia.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • His conqueror was a young Russian named Alexander Alekhine, who refused to believe Capablanca could not be beaten.

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