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From Middle English conquerour, from Old French conquereor, from conquerre. By surface analysis, conquer +‎ -or.



conqueror (plural conquerors)

  1. Someone who conquers.
    • 1899 February, Joseph Conrad, “The Heart of Darkness”, in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, volume CLXV, number M, New York, N.Y.: The Leonard Scott Publishing Company, [], →OCLC, part I, page 196:
      They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force - nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.
    • 2018 November 18, Phil McNulty, “England 2 - 1 Croatia”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Croatia, England's World Cup semi-final conquerors in Moscow in July, looked set to inflict their curse once more and relegate Gareth Southgate's side from the elite group when Andrej Kramaric's twisting finish put them ahead via a deflection off Eric Dier after 57 minutes.






From con- +‎ queror.



conqueror (present infinitive conquerī, perfect active conquestus sum); third conjugation, deponent

  1. to complain, bewail, lament, deplore
    Synonyms: dēplōrō, ingemīscō, ingemō, lūgeō, gemō, plangō, fremō, plōrō, queror, fleō


   Conjugation of conqueror (third conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present conqueror conquereris,
conqueritur conquerimur conqueriminī conqueruntur
imperfect conquerēbar conquerēbāris,
conquerēbātur conquerēbāmur conquerēbāminī conquerēbantur
future conquerar conquerēris,
conquerētur conquerēmur conquerēminī conquerentur
perfect conquestus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect conquestus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect conquestus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present conquerar conquerāris,
conquerātur conquerāmur conquerāminī conquerantur
imperfect conquererer conquererēris,
conquererētur conquererēmur conquererēminī conquererentur
perfect conquestus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect conquestus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present conquerere conqueriminī
future conqueritor conqueritor conqueruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives conquerī conquestum esse conquestūrum esse
participles conquerēns conquestus conquestūrus conquerendus,
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
conquerendī conquerendō conquerendum conquerendō conquestum conquestū


  • conqueror”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conqueror”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conqueror in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to expostulate with a person about a thing: conqueri, expostulare cum aliquo de aliqua re