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Synonyms for potent
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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. 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.

  2. Thabiso Monkoe:

    Knowledge is the most potent weapon

  3. 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.

  4. Park Williams:

    This is important because we have already seen a large change in California wildfire activity from the first 10 %. Increasing the evaporation has exponential effects on wildfires, so the next 10 % increase is likely to have even more potent effects.

  5. Martha Beck:

    The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen these qualities in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being.

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