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Synonyms for potency
ˈpoʊt n si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so(noun)

    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, strength(noun)

    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, potency(noun)

    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, potence(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. potency(n.)

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

  2. potency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    authority, influence, sway, control

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    power, activity, carcinogen, carcinogenicity, wattage

How to pronounce potency?

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How to use potency in a sentence?

  1. Jeremy Unruh:

    Trying to limit the potency really doesnt fix the problem because all you do is you make a bigger piece with more in it, even ifthe potency is reduced,that can be gamed.

  2. Dustin Lee:

    We know very little about the acute and long-term effects of high-potency THC on neurobiology and behavior, this is especially concerning for teens, who are in a critical time for development of brain structures that are integral in executive functioning.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Pour moi, un cheval symbolise les cinq attributs qu'un homme désire constamment: la confiance, la détermination, la potency, la puissance et la force.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

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

  5. Mahatma Gandhi:

    Had we adopted non-violence as the weapon of the strong, because we realised that it was more effective than any other weapon, in fact the mightiest force in the world, we would have made use of its full potency and not have discarded it as soon as the fight against the British was over or we were in a position to wield conventional weapons. But as I have already said, we adopted it out of our helplessness. If we had the atom bomb, we would have used it against the British.


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