- The act of conquering a place or people.
- The subjugation and assumption of control of a place or people by military force.
- A thing that has been successfully achieved, especially by means of force or conquest.
From old french conquest, based on latin conquirere ('to acquire, gain').
- The Norman conquest of England in 1066 is a famous event in history.
- The conquest of the New World by European powers was a major historical event.
- The athlete's conquest of the world record was a remarkable achievement.