Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Vínc-ere, v. a. (pass. vin-si, Vínc-se, Vínc-sero, part. Vínc-to, &c.)
1. to vanquish, to subdue, to overcome, to conquer; 2. to surmount, to overcome or conquer obstacles or difficulties. — se stesso,to conquer one's self. Lasciarsi —, to be prevailed upon, to yield, to give way to. Lasciarsi — alla pietà, to be moved to pity. Lasciarsi — all'ira, to give way to passion. Lasciarsi — al dolore, to give one's self up to grief; 3. tosurpass, to surmount. La bianchezza della sua carnagione vince la neve, the whiteness of her complexion surpasses that of the snow; 4. to root, to root out, to extirpate, to pluck up by the roots, to destroy. — il partito, to carry by majority of votes. — una lite, to carry the cause, to have judgment given on one's side. — danari, to win money. — della mano, to get the start, to be beforehand, to prevent. — di cortesia, to overcome with civilities. Dar la vinta, to yield, to submit, to knock under. Ve la do vinta, I knock under. Nè si può — nè pattare, we cannot agree; 5. to pass, go over.— il martirio, to support martyrdom. — il pegno, to win the stakes. — il verno, to get through the winter. — la battaglia, to gain the victory. — le tenebre, to illuminate; s. m.Vínc-itóre , f. Vínc-itríce; adj. Vínc-énte.
Florio: a worlde of wordes, or most copious, dictionarie in Italian and English
vincere: or vítto, to ouercome, to conquish, to conquer, to subdue, or get victorie of. Also to win at play or any wager. Also to gaine or haue the vpper hand. Also to preuaile or take place. Also to passe, to excell or exceed. Also to conuince.