What does Powerful mean?

Definitions for Powerful
ˈpaʊ ər fəlpow·er·ful

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Powerful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. powerfuladjective

    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"

  2. knock-down(a), powerfuladjective

    strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

    "a knock-down blow"

  3. potent, powerfuladjective

    having great influence

  4. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewyadjective

    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

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

  5. herculean, powerfuladverb

    displaying superhuman strength or power

    "herculean exertions"

  6. mighty, mightily, powerful, rightadverb

    (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

    "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily"

Wiktionary

  1. powerfuladjective

    Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Powerfuladjective

    Etymology: power and ful.

    We have sustain’d one day in doubtful fight,
    What heaven’s lord hath powerfullest to send
    Against us from about his throne. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Henry II. endeavouring to establish his grandfather’s laws, met with powerful opposition from archbishop Becket. John Ayliffe.

Wikipedia

  1. Powerful

    Powerful is a song recorded by Jamaican-American electronic music project Major Lazer. It's the second official single off their third studio album, Peace Is the Mission (2015), featuring guest vocals from English singer Ellie Goulding and Jamaican singer Tarrus Riley.

ChatGPT

  1. powerful

    Powerful refers to having great power, strength, influence, or capacity. It can be used in various contexts to describe someone or something possessing physical strength, intellectual prowess, a strong impact, authority over others or being effective in nature. It's often associated with one's ability to control, influence, or produce effects on people, things, or circumstances.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Powerfuladjective

    full of power; capable of producing great effects of any kind; potent; mighty; efficacious; intense; as, a powerful man or beast; a powerful engine; a powerful argument; a powerful light; a powerful vessel

  2. Powerfuladjective

    large; capacious; -- said of veins of ore

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. powerful

    Full of power; capable of producing great effects of any kind; as, a powerful army or navy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Powerful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1396

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Powerful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3470

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Powerful' in Adjectives Frequency: #168

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Powerful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Powerful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Powerful in a Sentence

  1. Mickey Mehta:

    No one is your enemy, we all are one. Some understand all about you and some none. Some accept you, some don't, some will like you and some won't. Let's not be divided, be on the same page, let's share love and care, not rage. Alone we may be powerful and together we become a force; let's not forget we are all born out of the same source. Let our egos be neutralized, let's heal together and get MickeyMized.

  2. Ian Grillot:

    I do now have a very powerful message and if I can help empower people and spread hope and love, then why not? i am honored to be at India House that serves so many families from so many communities in the Houston area.

  3. Van Huss:

    They are embarrassed by their alma mater and that sends a pretty powerful statement.

  4. Edward Alsworth Ross:

    During the last dozen years the tales of suppression of free assemblage, free press, and free speech, by local authorities or the State operating under martial law have been so numerous as to have become an old story. They are attacked at the instigation of an economically and socially powerful class, itself enjoying to the full the advantages of free communications, but bent on denying them to the class it holds within its power...

  5. Merrick Garland:

    These mean among other things that we do not have different rules for Democrats or Republicans, different rules for the powerful and powerless, different rules for the rich or for the poor, we apply the facts and the law in each case in a neutral, nonpartisan manner. That is what we always do and that is what we do in the matters that you’re referring to.

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