- the act or state of conquering or the state of being conquered; vanquishment.
- the winning of favor, affection, love, etc.: the conquest of Antony by Cleopatra.
- a person whose favor, affection, etc., has been won: He's another one of her conquests.
- anything acquired by conquering, as a nation, a territory, or spoils.
- the Conquest. Norman Conquest.
enchantment; person enchanted
- This was the case for one Atlanta-area man over the weekend who flashed two thumbs up as he was halfway through his conquest.
- Missions were sites of conflict, conquest, and forced labor.
- The result of that conquest has been a full-fledged effort by the GOP conference to whitewash the Capitol attack, which left five people dead and at least 140 police officers wounded.
- Situating Indigenous people in the past was an important conceptual step for new Americans to make in the process of conquest.
- The maturation of Grundberg as a renowned critic coincides with the maturation of photography as an art form and its conquest of the art market.
- Before the 16thcentury, Spanish conquest, the Aztecs saw the skull as a symbol of rebirth.
- Experts hypothesize the painting represents the “conquest dance,” a Christian conversion ritual still performed to this day.
- The conquest—and the reaction to it—have given him an aura of invincibility that holy-warrior wannabes find quite thrilling.
- This conquest has brought instability to unexpected parts of the region.
- Nonviolent subjects were easier to rule and more likely to provide the revenue and manpower that would enable further conquest.
- When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.
- They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.
- Ferdinand de Soto sailed from Havana with ten ships for the conquest of Florida.
- Bonaparte with an immense armament sailed from Toulon for the conquest of Egypt.
- Before leaving for France the Emperor had drawn up a cut and dried plan for the systematic conquest of the whole Peninsula.