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Definition 1: having strength or power greater than average or expected - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a strong radio signal
  • strong medicine
  • a strong man

(strong is similar to ...) extremely strong or concentrated or durable

"industrial-strength detergent" "weapons-grade salsa"

(strong is similar to ...) strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity

"the experiment yielded robust results" "a robust faith"

(strong is similar to ...) given added strength or support

"reinforced concrete contains steel bars or metal netting"

(strong is similar to ...) strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

"a knock-down blow"

(strong is similar to ...) exhibiting strength or hardness like that of iron

"ironlike determination" "ironlike nerves" "ironlike discipline of the Marines"

(strong is similar to ...) powerful

"a stiff current" "a stiff breeze"

(strong is similar to ...) very strong or vigorous

"strong winds" "a hard left to the chin" "a knockout punch" "a severe blow"

(strong is similar to ...) having something added to increase the strength

"fortified wine"

(strong is similar to ...) resembling a bullock in strength and power

"thick bullocky shoulders"

(strong is similar to ...) having a thick short powerful neck

(strong is similar to ...) (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

"a hefty athlete" "a muscular boxer" "powerful arms"

(strong is similar to ...) made greater or stronger

"beefed-up sales efforts"

(strong is similar to ...) with full strength

"his beardown performance in the exhibition game"

(strong is similar to ...) characterized by great force or energy

"vehement deluges of rain" "vehement clapping" "a vehement defense"

(strong is similar to ...) characterized by energy and vigor

"a virile and ever stronger free society" "a new and virile leadership"

(strong is similar to ...) strongly and firmly constructed

"a well-knit argument" "a well-knit theatrical production" "well-knit athletes" "a sailor short but well-set"

(strong is similar to ...) vigorous or severe

"a sound thrashing"

(means also ...) physically toughened

"the tough bottoms of his feet"

(means also ...) sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction

"a robust body" "a robust perennial"

(means also ...) having great power or force or potency or effect

"the most powerful government in western Europe" "his powerful arms" "a powerful bomb" "the horse's powerful kick" "powerful drugs" "a powerful argument"

(means also ...) sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring

"with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture"

(... are attributes of strong) the property of being physically or mentally strong

"fatigue sapped his strength"

Definition 2: having a strong physiological or chemical effect - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a potent toxin
  • potent liquor
  • a potent cup of tea
  • a stiff drink

Synonyms for strong in the sense of this definition

(strong is similar to ...) having equal strength or efficacy

(strong is similar to ...) able to many things

"multipotent drugs"

(means also ...) producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect

"an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation" "effective teaching methods" "effective steps toward peace" "made an effective entrance" "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action" "an efficacious law"

(means also ...) capable of reproducing

(means also ...) having great power or force or potency or effect

"the most powerful government in western Europe" "his powerful arms" "a powerful bomb" "the horse's powerful kick" "powerful drugs" "a powerful argument"

(... are attributes of strong) capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

"the toxin's potency" "the strength of the drinks"

Definition 3: being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hard liquor

Synonyms for strong in the sense of this definition

(strong is similar to ...) characteristic of or containing alcohol

"alcoholic drinks"

Definition 4: strong and sure - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a firm grasp
  • gave a strong pull on the rope

Synonyms for strong in the sense of this definition

(strong is similar to ...) characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)

"a forceful speaker" "a forceful personality" "forceful measures" "a forceful plan for peace"

Definition 5: freshly made or left - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a warm trail
  • the scent is warm

Synonyms for strong in the sense of this definition

(strong is similar to ...) recently made, produced, or harvested

"fresh bread" "a fresh scent" "fresh lettuce"

Definition 6: not faint or feeble - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a strong odor of burning rubber

(strong is similar to ...) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

"intense heat" "intense anxiety" "intense desire" "intense emotion" "the skunk's intense acrid odor" "intense pain" "enemy fire was intense"

Definition 7: immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an impregnable fortress
  • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
  • a secure telephone connection

Synonyms for strong in the sense of this definition

(strong is similar to ...) immune to attack; impregnable

"gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs"

Definition 8: of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `sing' is a strong verb

(strong is similar to ...) contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice

"irregular hiring practices"

(strong belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Definition 9: having or wielding force or authority - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons

Synonyms for strong in the sense of this definition

(strong is similar to ...) having great power or force or potency or effect

"the most powerful government in western Europe" "his powerful arms" "a powerful bomb" "the horse's powerful kick" "powerful drugs" "a powerful argument"

Definition 10: of good quality and condition; solidly built - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where strong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a solid foundation
  • several substantial timber buildings

Synonyms for strong in the sense of this definition

(strong is similar to ...) in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay

"a sound timber" "the wall is sound" "a sound foundation"

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