HyperDic: strength

English > 9 senses of the word strength:
NOUNattributestrengththe property of being physically or mentally strong
attributestrength, military capability, military strength, military posture, posturecapability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
attributestrength, force, forcefulnessphysical energy or intensity
attributestrength, forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong pointan asset of special worth or utility
attributestrength, persuasivenessthe power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument / argument or entreaty
attributestrength, intensity, intensity levelthe amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)
attributestrength, potency, effectivenesscapacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
statestrengththe condition of financial success
attributestrength, lastingness, durability, enduringnesspermanence by virtue of the power to resist stress / stress or force
strength > pronunciation
Soundsstreh'ngkth; streh'ngth
Rhymeslength
length ... wavelength: 3 rhymes with ehngth...
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being physically or mentally strong.
Example"fatigue sapped his strength"
Attributesdelicateexquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing
ruggedsturdy / sturdy and strong in constitution or construction
strongHaving strength or power greater than average or expected
weakWanting in physical strength
Narrowerbrawn, brawniness, muscle, muscularity, sinew, heftinesspossessing muscular strength
enduranceThe power to withstand hardship or stress / stress
firmness, soundnessThe muscle tone of healthy tissue
good partA place of especial strength
huskiness, ruggedness, toughnessThe property of being big and strong
indomitability, invincibilityThe property being difficult or impossible to defeat
invulnerabilityThe property of being invulnerable
might, mightiness, powerPhysical strength
robustness, hardiness, lustinessThe property of being strong and healthy in constitution
stoutness, stalwartnessThe property of being strong and resolute
sturdinessThe property of something that is strongly built
vigor, vigour, dynamism, heartinessactive strength of body or mind
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
OppositeweaknessThe property of lacking physical or mental strength
Spanishfortaleza
Catalanfortalesa, fortesa, fortitud
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningcapability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war.
Example"we faced an army of great strength"
Synonymsmilitary capability, military strength, military posture, posture
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerfirepower(military) the relative capacity for delivering fire on a target
sea powernaval strength
Broadercapability, capablenessThe quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningPhysical energy or intensity.
Example "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"
Synonymsforce, forcefulness
Narrowerbruntmain force of a blow etc
energy, vigor, vigour, zipforceful exertion
momentum, impulseAn impelling force or strength
Broaderintensity, intensivenesshigh level or degree
Spanishfuerza, vigor
Catalanforça, vigor
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningAn asset of special worth or utility.
Synonymsforte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point
Narrowergreen thumb, green fingersA special ability to make plants grow
Broaderasset, plusA useful or valuable quality
Oppositeweak pointAn attribute that is inadequate or deficient
Spanishespecialidad, especialización, fuerte, oficio, punto fuerte
Catalanfort
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument / argument or entreaty.
Example"the strength of his argument settled the matter"
Synonympersuasiveness
NarrowerconvincingnessThe power of argument or evidence to cause belief
Broaderpower, powerfulnesspossession of controlling influence
Oppositeunpersuasivenessinability to persuade
Spanishpersuasiva
Catalanpersuasibilitat
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningThe amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation).
Example "they measured the station's signal strength"
Synonymsintensity, intensity level
Narroweracoustic power, sound pressure levelThe physical intensity of sound
candlepower, light intensityluminous intensity measured in candelas
field strength, field intensityThe vector sum of all the forces exerted by an electrical or magnetic field (on a unit mass or unit charge or unit magnetic pole) at a given point in the field
half-intensityhalf the maximum intensity
radio brightnessThe strength of a radio wave picked up by a radio telescope
threshold levelThe intensity level that is just barely perceptible
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishfuerza, intensidad
Catalanforça, intensitat
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningCapacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects.
Example "the strength of the drinks"
Synonymspotency, effectiveness
Attributesimpotentlacking power or ability
potent, strong, stiffHaving a strong physiological or chemical effect
Broaderpower, powerfulnesspossession of controlling influence
Spanisheficacia, fuerza, potencia
Catalaneficàcia, potència
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 8, state
MeaningThe condition of financial success.
Example"the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"
Broaderprosperity, successfulnessThe condition of prospering
OppositeweaknessThe condition of being financially weak
English > strength: 9 senses > noun 9, attribute
Meaningpermanence by virtue of the power to resist stress / stress or force.
Synonymslastingness, durability, enduringness
NarrowerchangelessnessThe property of remaining unchanged
continuity, persistenceThe property of a continuous and connected period of time
everlastingnessThe property of lasting / lasting forever
indestructibilityThe strength to resist destruction
tensile strengthThe strength of material expressed as the greatest longitudinal stress it can bear without tearing apart
Broaderpermanence, permanencyThe property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
Spanishdurabilidad
Catalandurabilitat

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