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Wiktionary

  1. powersverb

    Third person singular simple present form of to power.

  2. powersnoun

    Plural form of power.

Wikidata

  1. Powers

    Powers is an American creator-owned police procedural comic book series by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Avon Oeming. The series' first volume was published by Image Comics from 2000 to 2004. In 2004 the series moved to Marvel Comics as a part of its Icon imprint. Combining the genres of superhero fantasy, crime noir and the police procedural, the series follows the lives of two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, who are referred to colloquially as "powers".

Editors Contribution

  1. powersnoun

    Plural noun or verb form of the word power.

    The powers in authority decided to put new legislation in place demanded by the people by order of priority.


    Submitted by MaryC on July 5, 2016  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. POWERS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Powers is ranked #336 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Powers surname appeared 91,970 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 31 would have the surname Powers.

    89.6% or 82,405 total occurrences were White.
    5.1% or 4,736 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 2,198 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 1,518 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 598 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 506 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'powers' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1518

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'powers' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2728

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of powers in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of powers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of powers in a Sentence

  1. Hubert Segain:

    Before Florange, a board's hands were tied in the event of a bid and all powers were centralised in the hands of shareholders, this was the opposite of the Delaware principle, which gives primacy to the boards of quoted companies in the United States.

  2. Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man 1871:

    Man with all his noble qualities, with sympathy which feels for the most debased, with benevolence which extends not only to other men but to the humblest living creature, with his god-like intellect which has penetrated into the movements and constitution of the solar system- with all these exalted powers- Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.

  3. G. C. Lichtenberg:

    To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.

  4. Phillips Brooks:

    Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks.

  5. Josh Putnam:

    The experience in 1988 was not one that the powers-that-be at the time really wanted.

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