Synonyms of conquer in English:

conquer


See definition of conquer

verb

1‘the Franks conquered the Visigoths in the South of France’

SYNONYMS

defeat, beat, vanquish, trounce, annihilate, triumph over, be victorious over, best, get the better of, worst, bring someone to their knees, overcome, overwhelm, overpower, overthrow, subdue, subjugate, put down, quell, quash, crush, repress, rout

informal lick, hammer, clobber, thrash, paste, pound, pulverize, demolish, destroy, drub, give someone a drubbing, cane, wipe the floor with, walk all over, give someone a hiding, take to the cleaners, blow someone out of the water, make mincemeat of, murder, massacre, slaughter, flatten, turn inside out, tank

British informal stuff

North American informal blow out, cream, shellac, skunk, slam

US informal own

ANTONYMS

lose to

2‘Peru had been conquered by Spain’

SYNONYMS

seize, take possession of, take control of, take over, appropriate, subjugate, capture, occupy, invade, annex, overrun, win

ANTONYMS

liberate, lose

3‘the first men to conquer Mount Everest’

SYNONYMS

climb, ascend, mount, scale, top, crest

4‘the only way to conquer fear is to face it’

SYNONYMS

overcome, get the better of, control, get control of, master, gain mastery over, get a grip on, deal with, cope with, surmount, rise above, get over

curb, subdue, repress, quell, quash, defeat, vanquish, beat, triumph over, prevail over

informal lick

ANTONYMS

yield to