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Synonyms for potent
ˈpoʊt ntpo·tent

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. potent

    powerful, efficacious, effective, active, strong, energetic

    weak, impotent, inefficient, ineffective, inactive, fruitless, inoperative

Princeton's WordNet

  1. potent, powerfuladjective

    having great influence

    muscular, hefty, stiff, brawny, herculean, virile, sinewy, powerful, strong, knock-down(a)

    powerless, impotent, uninfluential, impuissant, ineffectual, ineffective, unable

  2. potent, strongadjective

    having or wielding force or authority

    "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"

    firm, inviolable, unassailable, stiff, warm, hard, virile, unattackable, solid, impregnable, powerful, strong, secure, substantial

    impuissant, ineffectual, impotent, unable, ineffective, powerless, uninfluential

  3. potent, strong, stiffadjective

    having a strong physiological or chemical effect

    "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"

    stiff, slopped, pissed, steadfast, blind drunk, unfaltering, inviolable, besotted, solid, secure, buckram, warm, unassailable, pixilated, cockeyed, crocked, substantial, powerful, plastered, fuddled, tight, firm, hard, unattackable, soused, soaked, sozzled, virile, squiffy, unbendable, unshakable, blotto, unwavering, rigid, impregnable, pie-eyed, sloshed, smashed, strong, starchy, loaded, wet, steady

    uninfluential, ineffective, unable, impotent, powerless, ineffectual, impuissant

  4. potent, virileadjective

    (of a male) capable of copulation

    manlike, strong, stiff, male, manly, virile, powerful, manful

    unable, impotent, ineffectual, powerless, impuissant, ineffective, uninfluential

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. potentadjective

    powerful, mighty, forcible, puissant, strong, efficacious, cogent, influential

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. potentadjective

    powerful, forcible, cogent, effective, strong

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  1. List of paraphrases for "potent":

    powerful, mighty, strong

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  1. Stephen Brennock:

    Oil prices are touching fresh multi-year highs as robust demand prospects coupled with a tense geopolitical backdrop make for a potent bullish cocktail.

  2. Kevin Sabet:

    Decriminalization begins the process of healing past harms while also forgoing the creation of a new, predatory industry keen on marketing extremely potent marijuana products.

  3. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.

  4. Keri Peterson:

    Exercise on a regular basis helps to turn down the production of stress hormones. So it helps avoid the damage to our health that prolonged stress can cause, studies have found that exercise is a potent antidepressant, anti-anxiety and sleeping aid for many people.

  5. Walt Whitman:

    The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise see in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws.

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