vinc-, vict-, -vince, -vincible, -vincibility +
(Latin: conquer, overcome)
Normally, the order in Latin is "Omnia vincit amor."
In other words, "Don't start bragging before the contest is over."
A Roman motto that may also be translated as, "Victory or death."
On Christmas day of the year 800, Charlemagne was crowned Roman Emperor by Pope Leo III and accepted all privileges and duties of protector and ruler over the entire occidental world.
He was a patron of arts and sciences and gathered at his court scholars and literary men of all nations. He founded schools at Aachen, Colgne, Fulda, Hersfeld, Reichenau, Salzburg, and St. Gallen (Germany) to spread religious and secular knowledge throughout his realm. He is buried in the Cathedral of Aachen, Germany, constructed during his reign.
2. To show or to declare to be blameworthy; to condemn.
3. To make aware of one's sinfulness or guilt.
4. A person proved or declared guilty of an offense.
5. A person serving a prison sentence.
6. Etymology: from Latin convictus and convincere, "to overcome decisively", from com-, "with, together" + vincere, "to conquer".
2. A firmness of an opinion; such as, something that is said with complete certainty or confidence: Mrs. Smith had a strong conviction that all of the people around the world should have the freedom of speech.
3. An act of finding someone guilty of a crime: The evidence pointed out that a conviction was certain because of Tim's drunk-driving when he was going home after being at the pub.
4. The act or process of persuading or the state of being convinced: The teachers of the school all shared a strong conviction that the principal should call a meeting to discuss and to solve the problems of so many refugees coming to their school all of a sudden.
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2. To make someone sure or certain of something.
3. To persuade a person to believe or to do something.
2. Capable of being convinced by someone of the truth of a statement, proposition, situation, etc.
2. Causing someone to believe the truth of something.
3. Believable; plausible.
4. Skilled at making people believe something.
2. Done in a way so as to be persuading of the truth, rightness, or reality of something.
2. The state or quality of being convincing.
2. To force out; to eject, to expel.
3. In law, to recover (property, for example) by a superior claim or legal process.
4. Etymology: "recover property", from Latin evictus and evincere, "to recover property, to overcome and to expel, to conquer"; from ex-, "out" + vincere, "to conquer".