Definitions for potentˈpoʊt nt
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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.]
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