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1. vanquish

verb. ['ˈvæŋkwɪʃ'] come out better in a competition, race, or conflict.

Synonyms

  • outdo
  • whomp
  • outflank
  • surmount
  • trounce
  • cheat
  • subdue
  • spread-eagle
  • mop up
  • circumvent
  • outperform
  • outplay
  • chouse
  • defeat
  • chicane
  • screw
  • mate
  • whip
  • beat
  • outwit
  • scoop
  • beat out
  • get the jump
  • best
  • have the best
  • outfox
  • surpass
  • get the best
  • outscore
  • outgo
  • win
  • overcome
  • bat
  • get the better of
  • shaft
  • outsmart
  • overreach
  • get over
  • rout
  • eliminate
  • pip
  • checkmate
  • exceed
  • worst
  • drub
  • spreadeagle
  • shell
  • immobilise
  • cream
  • outfight
  • outstrip
  • jockey
  • trump
  • lick
  • outpoint
  • crush
  • immobilize
  • clobber
  • outmatch
  • walk over
  • master
  • thrash
  • overwhelm
  • overpower
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • praise
  • square shooter
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • vaynquisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vanquir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Vanquish

  • anguish
  • darwish
  • distinguish
  • jaquish
  • relinquish
  • relinquish

Example sentences of the word vanquish


1. Verb, base form
British Gen. John Burgoyne was leading a large army south from Canada, intending to vanquish the American forces.

Quotes containing the word vanquish


1. My greatest desire is that the hope that has overcome fear in my country will help vanquish it around the world.
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

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