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Another word for power

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Noun
  1. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity

    See also:

    action

  2. The state or quality of being physically strong

    See also:

    strong

  3. The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

    See also:

    over

  4. Effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

  5. The capacity to exert an influence

    See also:

    strong

Another word for power

Synonym Study

  • Command implies such authority that enforces obedience to one's orders in command of a regiment See also syn. study at strength.
  • Control implies power to direct, regulate, restrain, or curb to have no control over one's feelings
  • Sway stresses the predominance or sweeping scope of power the Romans held sway over much of the ancient world
  • Dominion implies sovereign or supreme authority dominion over a dependent state
  • Jurisdiction refers to the power to rule or decide within certain officially defined limits the jurisdiction of the courts
  • Authority refers to the power, because of rank or office, to give commands, enforce obedience, and make decisions the authority of a teacher
  • Power , as compared here, denotes the inherent ability or the admitted right to rule, govern, and determine the limited power of a president