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Synonyms for potency
ˈpoʊt n sipo·ten·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-sonoun

    the power or right to give orders or make decisions

    "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"

    Synonyms:
    potence, government agency, potentiality, federal agency, assurance, ascendance, authorization, ascendency, control, strength, effectiveness, self-confidence, laterality, potential, say-so, self-assurance, agency, dictum, ascendancy, sanction, dominance, sureness, confidence, bureau, office, authority, empowerment, ascendence, authorisation, mandate, pronouncement

    Antonyms:
    impotence, impotency

  2. potency, effectiveness, strengthnoun

    capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

    "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, potentiality, military strength, dominance, force, authorization, enduringness, intensity level, effectuality, military capability, potence, specialty, effectiveness, potential, say-so, effectivity, persuasiveness, strength, speciality, military posture, forcefulness, effectualness, metier, intensity, strong point, posture, strong suit, authority, forte, authorisation, durability, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    impotency, impotence

  3. potential, potentiality, potencynoun

    the inherent capacity for coming into being

    Synonyms:
    potence, potentiality, voltage, authorization, strength, effectiveness, potential difference, capableness, potential drop, say-so, potential, capability, dominance, authority, authorisation, electric potential

    Antonyms:
    impotency, impotence

  4. potency, potencenoun

    the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse

    Synonyms:
    dominance, effectiveness, potentiality, potential, strength, authority, authorisation, authorization, potence, say-so

    Antonyms:
    impotency, impotence

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. potencynoun

    Synonyms:
    power, might, efficacy, force, strength, energy, vigor

  2. potencynoun

    Synonyms:
    authority, influence, sway, control

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "potency":

    power, activity, carcinogen, carcinogenicity, wattage

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How to use potency in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Ostry:

    Setbacks in the vaccine rollout, questions about the potency of the vaccine against new variants of the disease, and a resurgence of the virus, together constitute a key downside risk.

  2. Ian Roberts:

    Giving drugs to contract the uterus after childbirth is considered the cornerstone of efforts to prevent post - partum haemorrhage, oxytocin is the drug currently recommended but it is heat sensitive and loses potency in hot climates -- the sorts of places where many mothers die.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    To me, a Horse symbolizes top five attributes that a man constantly desires: Confidence, Determination, Potency, Power and Strength.

  4. Andy LaFrate:

    As far as potency goes, it's been surprising how strong a lot of the marijuana is.

  5. Stephen Covey:

    Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones.


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