Definitions for strengthstrɛŋkθ, strɛŋθ, strɛnθ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. strength(noun)

    the property of being physically or mentally strong

    "fatigue sapped his strength"

  2. military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture(noun)

    capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war

    "we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"

  3. force, forcefulness, strength(noun)

    physical energy or intensity

    "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"

  4. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength(noun)

    an asset of special worth or utility

    "cooking is his forte"

  5. persuasiveness, strength(noun)

    the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty

    "the strength of his argument settled the matter"

  6. intensity, strength, intensity level(noun)

    the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)

    "he adjusted the intensity of the sound"; "they measured the station's signal strength"

  7. potency, effectiveness, strength(noun)

    capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

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

  8. strength(noun)

    the condition of financial success

    "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"

  9. lastingness, durability, enduringness, strength(noun)

    permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

    "they advertised the durability of their products"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. strength(Noun)

    The quality of being strong.

    It requires great strength to lift heavy objects.

  2. strength(Noun)

    The intensity of a force or power; potency.

    Have the strength of ten men.

  3. strength(Noun)

    The strongest part of something.

  4. strength(Noun)

    A positive attribute.

    We all have our own strengths and weaknesses.

  5. strength(Verb)

    To give strength to; to strengthen.

  6. Origin: strengþu. Written strenght in the 1534 Tyndale English translation of the Bible.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Strength(noun)

    the quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; as, strength of body or of the arm; strength of mind, of memory, or of judgment

  2. Strength(noun)

    power to resist force; solidity or toughness; the quality of bodies by which they endure the application of force without breaking or yielding; -- in this sense opposed to frangibility; as, the strength of a bone, of a beam, of a wall, a rope, and the like

  3. Strength(noun)

    power of resisting attacks; impregnability

  4. Strength(noun)

    that quality which tends to secure results; effective power in an institution or enactment; security; validity; legal or moral force; logical conclusiveness; as, the strength of social or legal obligations; the strength of law; the strength of public opinion; strength of evidence; strength of argument

  5. Strength(noun)

    one who, or that which, is regarded as embodying or affording force, strength, or firmness; that on which confidence or reliance is based; support; security

  6. Strength(noun)

    force as measured; amount, numbers, or power of any body, as of an army, a navy, and the like; as, what is the strength of the enemy by land, or by sea?

  7. Strength(noun)

    vigor or style; force of expression; nervous diction; -- said of literary work

  8. Strength(noun)

    intensity; -- said of light or color

  9. Strength(noun)

    intensity or degree of the distinguishing and essential element; spirit; virtue; excellence; -- said of liquors, solutions, etc.; as, the strength of wine or of acids

  10. Strength(noun)

    a strong place; a stronghold

  11. Strength(verb)

    to strengthen

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  1. Strength

    Strength is a Major Arcana Tarot card, and is numbered either XI or VIII, depending on the deck. Historically it was called Fortitude, and in the Thoth Tarot deck it is called Lust. This card is used in game playing as well as in divination.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strength' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1422

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strength' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2645

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strength' in Nouns Frequency: #575


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