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Another word for strength

  1. The state or quality of being physically strong

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  2. Power used to overcome resistance

      1. Government by force
      2. Power or ability to coerce.
      3. The act or practice of coercing.
      1. An act or acts performed in response to such an impulse.
      2. (Psychiatry) An act or ritual that a person feels compelled to perform repeatedly, often to reduce the distress caused by an obsession.
      3. That which compels; driving force
      1. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
      2. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
      3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
      1. Constraint or difficulty caused by misfortune:
      2. Compulsion by threat or violence; coercion:
      3. The use of force or threats; compulsion
      1. The power to control, persuade, influence, etc.; effectiveness
      2. A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
      3. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      1. (Physics) Force applied uniformly over a surface, measured as force per unit area.
      2. (--- Sports) Sustained, effective play that puts an opponent at a disadvantage:
      3. (Meteorology) Atmospheric pressure.
      1. Unjust or callous use of force or power, as in violating another's rights, sensibilities, etc.
      2. Intense, often devastatingly or explosively powerful force or energy, as of a hurricane or volcano
      3. Behavior or treatment in which physical force is exerted for the purpose of causing damage or injury:
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  3. The condition of being free from defects or flaws

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  4. Reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress

  5. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity

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Another word for strength

  1. Power

  2. Intensity

      1. A person or group capable of influential action:
      2. A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
      3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
      1. The most profound or intense part or stage:
      2. The range of one's understanding or competence:
      3. The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward:
      1. (Chemistry) The amount of a specified substance in a unit amount of another substance.
      2. (Chemistry) The amount of solute in a solution measured in suitable units (e.g., parts per million (ppm))
      3. The act or process of removing the dress of ore and of reducing the valuable part to smaller compass, as by currents of air or water.
      1. Great warmth and intensity of emotion.
      2. Intense heat
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Synonym Study

  • Potency refers to the inherent capacity or power to accomplish something the potency of a drug
  • Energy specifically implies latent power for doing work or affecting something the energy in an atom, campaigned with unflagging energy
  • Might suggests great or overwhelming strength or power with all one's might
  • Force usually suggests the actual exertion of power, esp. in producing motion or overcoming opposition the force of gravity, the rebellion was put down by force
  • Power , somewhat more general, applies to the ability, latent or exerted, physical or mental, to do something the power of the press, of a machine, etc.
  • Strength refers to the inherent capacity to act upon or affect something, to endure, to resist, etc. the strength to lift something, tensile strength