Associations to the word «Conquest»


CONQUEST, noun. Victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy.
CONQUEST, noun. (figuratively) (by extenstion) An act or instance of overcoming an obstacle.
CONQUEST, noun. That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral.
CONQUEST, noun. (feudal law) The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition.
CONQUEST, noun. (colloquial) (figurative) A person with whom one has had sex.
CONQUEST, verb. (archaic) To conquer.
CONQUEST, verb. (marketing) To compete with an established competitor by placing advertisements for one's own products adjacent to editorial content relating to the competitor or by using terms and keywords for one's own products that are currently associated with the competitor.
CONQUEST, proper noun. The personification of conquest, (also known as Pestilence), often depicted riding a white horse.

Dictionary definition

CONQUEST, noun. The act of conquering.
CONQUEST, noun. Success in mastering something difficult; "the conquest of space".
CONQUEST, noun. An act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone.

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