conquire

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin conquiro.

Verb[edit]

conquire (third-person singular simple present conquires, present participle conquiring, simple past and past participle conquired)

  1. Obsolete form of conquer.
    • 1567, Unknown, Liberality and Prodigality[1]:
      But here is one, of whom ich will conquire, Whilk way che might attain to my desire.
    • 1969, The Association of Social Studies Teachers in the City of New York, Handbook for Social Studies Teaching[2], Third edition:
      R.: The U.S. wants to conquire the whole world. U.S.: That is not so, we do not want to conquire the world

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

conquīre

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of conquīrō