conquer-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Put down or under one's control by force, as of a person, army, or political state.

Commentary: NP1[agent] CONQUER (NP2)

Authorities conquered the nascent uprising.
You must conquer these sinful desires.
If the king wishes to conquer a country, then that is what he shall
Japanese chemical companies are conquering these new markets in
record time.
He conquered his body fat with exercise and diet.
Why is it that men are made to conquer women in pornography.
The invaders conquered the land for England.
The army conquered the town and lived in its houses.
The militia conquered the castle.

VerbNet: subjugate-42.3
FrameNet: Conquering
PropBank: conquer.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3