HyperDic: potent

English > 4 senses of the word potent:
ADJECTIVEallpotent, powerfulhaving great influence
allpotent, stronghaving or wielding force or authority
allpotent, strong, stiffhaving a strong physiological or chemical effect
allpotent, virile(of a male) capable of copulation
potent > pronunciation
Soundspow'tahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > potent: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving great influence.
Synonympowerful
BroaderinfluentialHaving or exercising influence or power
Spanishcontundente, poderoso, potente
Catalanpoderós, potent
Adverbspotentlyin a manner having a powerful influence
English > potent: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or wielding force or authority.
Example"providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
Synonymstrong
BroaderpowerfulHaving great power or force or potency or effect
Spanishfuerte, potente
Catalanfort, potent
Nounspotencythe power or right to give orders or make decisions
English > potent: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving a strong physiological or chemical effect.
Examples
  • "a potent toxin"
  • "potent liquor"
  • "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
Synonymsstrong, stiff
Attribute ofpotency, effectiveness, strengthCapacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
NarrowerequipotentHaving equal strength or efficacy
multipotentable to many things
See alsoeffective, effectual, efficaciousproducing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
fertilecapable of reproducing
powerfulHaving great power or force or potency or effect
Oppositeimpotentlacking power or ability
Spanishpotente
Nounspotencycapacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
English > potent: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of a male) capable of copulation.
Synonymvirile
Oppositeimpotent(of a male) unable to copulate
Spanishviril
Nounspotencythe state of being potent

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