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Noun: strength  strengkth
  1. The property of being physically or mentally strong
    "fatigue sapped his strength"
  2. (military) capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    "we faced an army of great strength";
    - military capability, military strength, military posture, posture
  3. Physical energy or intensity
    "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale";
    - force, forcefulness
  4. An asset of special worth or utility
    "cooking is his strength";
    - forte, strong suit, long suit, m├ętier, specialty [N. Amer], speciality [Brit, Cdn], strong point
  5. 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";
    - persuasiveness, suasiveness [rare]
  6. The amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)
    "they measured the station's signal strength";
    - intensity, intensity level
  7. Capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    "the strength of the drinks";
    - potency, effectiveness
  8. The condition of financial success
    "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"
  9. Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force
    "they advertised the strength of their products";
    - lastingness, durability, enduringness

Derived forms: strengths

See also: delicate, impotent, potent, rugged, stiff, strong, weak

Type of: asset, capability, capableness, intensity, intensiveness, magnitude, permanence, permanency, plus, power, powerfulness, property, prosperity, successfulness

Antonym: weakness

Encyclopedia: Strength