What does STRENGTH mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Strength

    strength, n. quality of being strong: power of any kind, active or passive: force, vigour, violence: solidity or toughness: power to resist attack: excellence, boldness of conception or treatment: the required consistency or degree of the essential element in any compound: intensity: brightness: validity: vigour of style or expression: security: amount of force: potency of liquors: available force or support: a fortification, stronghold.—v.t. Strength′en, to make strong or stronger: to confirm: to encourage: to increase in power or security.—v.i. to become stronger.—n. Strength′ener, one who, or that which, supplies strength.—adjs. Strength′ening, invigorating; Strength′less, without strength.—On the strength, on the muster-rolls of; On, or Upon, the strength of, in reliance upon.—Proof-strength (see under Proof). [A.S. strengthustrang, strong.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. strength

    In naval architecture, means giving the various pieces of a ship their proper figures, so that by their combination and disposition they may be united into a firm and compact frame. In regimental affairs it implies merely the number of men actually serving.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. strength

    This word may be variously understood in military matters. It means fortification; strongholds, etc. It likewise signifies armament; power; force. In all returns which are made of corps, strength implies the number of men that are borne upon the establishment, in contradistinction to effective force, which means the number fit for service.

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

How to pronounce STRENGTH?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say STRENGTH in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STRENGTH in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STRENGTH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of STRENGTH in a Sentence

  1. Larry Yepez:

    I could feel his strength. I felt like a little rag doll underneath him.

  2. Maxims of Ptahhotep:

    Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting.

  3. Chief Executive Salil Parekh:

    Overall we see a good demand environment across the U.S. Europe and Asia Pacific, in terms of sector demand we see strength in energy, utilities, retail, insurance and manufacturing.

  4. Jean Jacques Rousseau:

    The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.

  5. Junichi Makino:

    Factory output lacks strength in July-September due to sluggish exports of cars and electric machinery, if consumer spending fails to pick up, the government may compile a supplementary budget.

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