Definition of


  1. (noun, act) success in mastering something difficult
  2. (noun, act) the act of conquering
  3. (noun, act) an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone

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Alternate forms of Conquest

Hyponyms: score, sexual conquest

Hypernyms: capture, gaining control, seizure, success

Origin of the word Conquest

  1. c.1300, a merged word from O.Fr. conquest "acquisition" (Mod.Fr. conqu?t), and O.Fr. conqueste "conquest, acquisition" (Mod.Fr. conqu?te), both from pp. of conquerre, from V.L. *conqu?rere (see conquer). more

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