Definitions for potentˈpoʊt nt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word potent
having great influence
having or wielding force or authority
"providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
potent, strong, stiff(adj)
having a strong physiological or chemical effect
"a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
(of a male) capable of copulation
Being effective in small quantities.
Having a sharp or offensive taste.
able to procreate.
very powerful or effective.
Origin: From potens, present participle of posse, from potis.
producing great physical effects; forcible; powerful' efficacious; as, a potent medicine
having great authority, control, or dominion; puissant; mighty; influential; as, a potent prince
powerful, in an intellectual or moral sense; having great influence; as, potent interest; a potent argument
a prince; a potentate
a staff or crutch
one of the furs; a surface composed of patches which are supposed to represent crutch heads; they are always alternately argent and azure, unless otherwise specially mentioned
Origin: [See Potence.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pō′tent, adj. strong: powerful in a physical or a moral sense: having great authority or influence.—n. a prince, potentate.—ns. Pō′tence, power: (her.) a marking of the shape of : in horology, the stud or counterbridge forming a step for the lower pivot of a verge (also Pō′tance); Pō′tency, power: authority: influence; Pō′tentate, one who possesses power: a prince.—adj. Pōten′tial, powerful, efficacious: existing in possibility, not in reality: (gram.) expressing power, possibility, liberty, or obligation.—n. anything that may be possible: a possibility: the name for a function in the mathematical theory of attractions: the power of a charge or current of electricity to do work.—n. Pōtential′ity.—adv. Pōten′tially.—n. Pōten′tiary, a person invested with power or influence.—v.t. Pōten′tiate, to give power to.—n. Pō′tentite, a blasting substance.—adv. Pō′tently.—n. Pō′tentness.—Potential energy, the power of doing work possessed by a body in virtue of the stresses which result from its position relatively to other bodies. [L. potens—potis, able, esse, to be.]
The numerical value of potent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of potent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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