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Adjective: potent  pow-t(u)nt
  1. Having a strong physiological or chemical effect
    "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea";
    - strong, stiff
  2. (of a male) capable of copulation
    - virile
  3. Having great influence
    - powerful
  4. Having or wielding force or authority
    "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons";
    - strong

See also: effective, effectiveness, effectual, efficacious, equipotent, fertile, influential, multipotent, potency, powerful, strength

Antonym: impotent

Encyclopedia: Potent