1) To acquire by force of arms; to overcome by force.
From O.Fr. conquerre "conquer, defeat, vanquish," from V.L. *conquaerere, L. conquirere "to search for, procure by effort," from → com- + quaerere "to seek, gain."
Hanânidan, from Av. hanānī, han- "to conquer;" cf. Skt. sani "to win, gain;" Gk. hanutein "to complete, accomplish;" OHG sinnan "to strive after something" (Cheung 2007).
A person who conquers a place or people.