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Synonyms for potent
ˈpoʊt nt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. potent, powerful(adj)

    having great influence

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

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

  2. potent, strong(adj)

    having or wielding force or authority

    "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"

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

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

  3. potent, strong, stiff(adj)

    having a strong physiological or chemical effect

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

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  4. potent, virile(adj)

    (of a male) capable of copulation

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. potent(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    impotent

  2. potent(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    impotent

  3. potent(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    impotent

  4. potent(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    impotent

  5. potent(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    impotent

  6. potent(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    impotent

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. potent

    Synonyms:
    powerful, efficacious, effective, active, strong, energetic

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. potent(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. potent(a)

    Synonyms:
    powerful, forcible, cogent, effective, strong

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "potent":

    powerful, mighty, strong

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How to use potent in a sentence?

  1. David Cameron:

    This statue is a magnificent tribute to one of the most towering figures in the history of world politics, many of his teachings remain as potent today as when he first made them.

  2. Robert Henri:

    Why do we love the sea It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.

  3. General Nagata:

    The US counterterrorism community has long held that the use of a biological agent of some kind for a major terrorist attack is not a matter of if, but when, the likelihood of a future terrorist using a highly potent, clandestinely produced, difficult to detect/identify/track, easily transportable and dispersible, and quite lethal biological weapon is rising significantly.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    There is nothing potent like HOPE. Moreover, the efficacy of EXPECTATION is unimaginable. Besides, the workability of LIVING FAITH is unfailing. As a matter of fact, whoever that sticks to all of them cannot and will never feel dejected, frustrated or depressed in life. So, I urge you, dare to get used to hope, expectation and living faith. And for life never let go of all of them. Irrespective of whatever that may come your way subsequently.

  5. Alex Holden:

    This information is potent. It is floating around in the underground and this person has shown he's willing to give the data away to people who are nice to him.


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