Conquest vs Conqueror - What's the difference?

conquest | conqueror |


As a proper noun conquest

is the personification of conquest, (also known as pestilence), often depicted riding a white horse.

As a noun conqueror is

someone who conquers.

conquest

Noun

(en noun)
  • Victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy.
  • (figuratively, by extenstion) An act or instance of an obstacle.
  • * Prescott
  • Three years sufficed for the conquest of the country.
  • *
  • That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Wherefore rejoice? What conquest brings he home?
  • (feudal law) The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition.
  • (Blackstone)
  • (colloquial, figurative) A person with whom one has had sex.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) To conquer.
  • (marketing) .
  • conqueror

    English

    Alternative forms

    * conquerour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who conquers
  • Synonyms

    * vanquisher * victor * subjugator