Strength

  • 1 strength — W2S2 [streŋθ, strenθ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(physical)¦ 2¦(determination)¦ 3¦(feeling/belief )¦ 4¦(organization/country etc)¦ 5¦(useful quality or ability)¦ 6¦(object)¦ 7¦(substance/mixture)¦ 8¦(number of people)¦ 9¦(money)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 strength — [ streŋθ ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical power/energy ▸ 2 ability to achieve something ▸ 3 power of particular type ▸ 4 something someone does very well ▸ 5 amount of influence ▸ 6 size of group needed ▸ 7 amount of something in something ▸ 8 ability to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 strength — [streŋθ, strenθ] noun [countable] 1. FINANCE ECONOMICS the value of a country s money, especially when this is at a high level: strength of • the strength of the yen on the international money markets 2. the p …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Strength — Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. 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; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Strength — is the amount of force that a muscle or group of muscles can exert.Strength may refer to:Physical ability: *Physical strength, as in people or animals *Superhuman strength, as in fictional characters *a character attribute (role playing… …

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  • 6 strength — ► NOUN 1) the quality or state of being strong. 2) a good or beneficial quality or attribute. 3) literary a source of mental or emotional support. 4) the number of people comprising a group. 5) a full complement of people: 100 staff below… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 strength — [streŋkth, streŋth; ] often [ strenth] n. [ME strengthe < OE strengthu < * strang ithu: see STRONG & TH1] 1. the state or quality of being strong; force; power; vigor 2. the power to resist strain, stress, etc.; toughness; durability 3. the …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 strength — strength; strength·en; strength·en·er; strength·ful; strength·less; su·per·strength; strength·less·ly; strength·less·ness; …

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  • 9 Strength — Álbum de estudio de Enuff Z Nuff Género(s) Hard rock Duración 57:54 min Discográfica Atco 91638 Productor(es) Paul …

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  • 10 strength — [n1] stamina, mental or physical backbone, body, brawn, brawniness, brute force*, clout, courage, durability, energy, firmness, force, fortitude, hardiness, health, healthiness, lustiness, might, muscle, nerve, physique, pith, potency, pow*,… …

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  • 11 Strength — Strength, v. t. To strengthen. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 strength — (n.) O.E. strengþu power, force, vigor, moral resistance, from P.Gmc. *strangitho (Cf. O.H.G. strengida strength ), in gradational relationship to the root of STRONG (Cf. strong) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 strength´en|er — strength|en «STREHNGK thuhn, STREHNG », transitive verb. to make stronger: »The soldiers strengthened their defenses. SYNONYM(S): reinforce, fortify. –v.i. to grow stronger: »Steel prices strengthen as demand continues moving up (Wall Street… …

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  • 14 strength|en — «STREHNGK thuhn, STREHNG », transitive verb. to make stronger: »The soldiers strengthened their defenses. SYNONYM(S): reinforce, fortify. –v.i. to grow stronger: »Steel prices strengthen as demand continues moving up (Wall Street Journal).… …

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  • 15 strength — I noun brawn, cogency, concentration, durability, efficacy, emphasis, endurance, energy, fervor, firmness, force, hardiness, health, impregnability, intensity, main, mainstay, might, mightiness, muscle, opes, potency, power, proof, puissance,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 strength — *power, force, might, energy, puissance Analogous words: stoutness, sturdiness, toughness, tenaciousness (see corresponding adjectives at STRONG): soundness, healthiness (see corresponding adjectives at HEALTHY): *possessions, means, resources,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 strength — should be pronounced with the g fully articulated, not as if the spelling were strenth (to rhyme with tenth) …

    Modern English usage

  • 18 strength — noun 1 how strong sb/sth is ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, great, immense, incredible, tremendous ▪ high ▪ The material has exceptionally high …

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  • 19 strength — [[t]stre̱ŋθ[/t]] ♦♦ strengths 1) N UNCOUNT Your strength is the physical energy that you have, which gives you the ability to perform various actions, such as lifting or moving things. She has always been encouraged to swim to build up the… …

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  • 20 strength — /streNT, strenT/ noun 1 PHYSICAL STRENGTH (U) the physical power and energy that makes someone strong: It took Susan weeks to regain her strength after the illness. | the strength to do sth: I don t have the strength to climb any further. | with… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English