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Synonyms for power
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. power, powerfulness(noun)

    possession of controlling influence

    "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"

    Synonyms:
    world power, ability, exponent, index, major power, great power, might, tycoon, force, magnate, top executive, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, baron, big businessman, superpower, mogul, office, king

    Antonyms:
    impotency, impotence, powerlessness

  2. power(noun)

    (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

    Synonyms:
    world power, ability, exponent, index, major power, great power, might, tycoon, force, magnate, top executive, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, baron, big businessman, superpower, mogul, office, king

    Antonyms:
    impotency, impotence, powerlessness

  3. ability, power(noun)

    possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

    "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

    Synonyms:
    ability, exponent, index, major power, great power, might, tycoon, force, magnate, top executive, world power, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, baron, big businessman, superpower, mogul, office, king

    Antonyms:
    powerlessness, impotency, impotence

  4. office, power(noun)

    (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

    "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"

    Synonyms:
    big businessman, billet, berth, superpower, place, spot, mogul, bureau, role, office staff, function, post, ability, might, powerfulness, world power, exponent, top executive, part, authority, great power, position, major power, government agency, tycoon, agency, index, business office, magnate, business leader, force, situation, office, mightiness, federal agency, baron, king

    Antonyms:
    impotence, impotency, powerlessness

  5. power, force(noun)

    one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

    "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the forces of evil"

    Synonyms:
    world power, ability, exponent, index, major power, great power, might, military group, tycoon, force, military force, force play, strength, magnate, top executive, violence, effect, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, baron, big businessman, superpower, force out, mogul, office, force-out, personnel, forcefulness, military unit, king

    Antonyms:
    impotence, powerlessness, impotency

  6. exponent, power, index(noun)

    a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

    Synonyms:
    indicant, exponent, advocator, ability, great power, might, tycoon, force, index number, index finger, magnate, top executive, world power, big businessman, proponent, powerfulness, mightiness, advocate, superpower, indicator, major power, mogul, office, index, baron, forefinger, king, business leader

    Antonyms:
    powerlessness, impotency, impotence

  7. might, mightiness, power(noun)

    physical strength

    Synonyms:
    ability, exponent, index, major power, great power, might, tycoon, force, magnate, top executive, world power, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, baron, big businessman, superpower, mogul, office, king

    Antonyms:
    powerlessness, impotency, impotence

  8. world power, major power, great power, power, superpower(noun)

    a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

    Synonyms:
    exponent, index, ability, superpower, might, tycoon, force, great power, top executive, world power, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, baron, big businessman, major power, magnate, office, mogul, king

    Antonyms:
    impotence, impotency, powerlessness

  9. baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon(verb)

    a very wealthy or powerful businessman

    "an oil baron"

    Synonyms:
    exponent, index, ability, great power, might, tycoon, force, magnate, top executive, world power, superpower, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, male monarch, baron, big businessman, major power, mogul, office, world-beater, king

    Antonyms:
    impotency, impotence, powerlessness

  10. power(verb)

    supply the force or power for the functioning of

    "The gasoline powers the engines"

    Antonyms:
    impotency, powerlessness, impotence

Wiktionary

  1. power(noun)

    Antonyms:
    impotence, weakness

  2. power(noun)

    Antonyms:
    impotence, weakness

  3. power(noun)

    To hit or kick something forcefully.

    He needed a lot of power to hit the ball out of the stadium.

    Antonyms:
    weakness, impotence

  4. power(noun)

    2005, Columbia Law Review, April

    Antonyms:
    impotence, weakness

  5. power(noun)

    After the pylons collapsed, this town was without power for a few days.

    Antonyms:
    weakness, impotence

  6. power(noun)

    Antonyms:
    impotence, weakness

  7. power(noun)

    We need a microscope with higher power.

    Antonyms:
    impotence, weakness

  8. power(noun)

    Antonyms:
    weakness, impotence

  9. power(noun)

    Antonyms:
    weakness, impotence

  10. power(noun)

    Antonyms:
    weakness, impotence

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. power

    Power is the most general term of this group, including every quality, property, or faculty by which any change, effect, or result is, or may be, produced; as, the power of the legislature to enact laws, or of the executive to enforce them; the power of an acid to corrode a metal; the power of a polished surface to reflect light. Ability is nearly coextensive with power, but does not reach the positiveness and vigor that may be included in the meaning of power, ability often implying latent, as distinguished from active power; we speak of an exertion of power, but not of an exertion of ability. Power and ability include capacity, which is power to receive; but ability is often distinguished from capacity, as power that may be manifested in doing, as capacity is in receiving; one may have great capacity for acquiring knowledge, and yet not possess ability to teach. Efficiency is active power to effect a definite result, the power that actually does, as distinguished from that which may do. Competency is equal to the occasion, readiness prompt for the occasion. Faculty is an inherent quality of mind or body; talent, some special mental ability. Dexterity and skill are readiness and facility in action, having a special end; talent is innate, dexterity and skill are largely acquired. Our abilities include our natural capacity, faculties, and talents, with all the dexterity, skill, and readiness that can be acquired. Efficacy is the power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it; as, the efficacy of a drug. Efficiency is effectual agency, competent power; efficiency is applied in mechanics as denoting the ratio of the effect produced to the power expended in producing it; but this word is chiefly used of intelligent agents as denoting the quality that brings all one's power to bear promptly and to the best purpose on the thing to be done. Compare ADDRESS; DEXTERITY; SKILFUL.

    Synonyms:
    ability, aptitude, capability, capacity, cleverness, cogency, competency, dexterity, efficacy, efficiency, energy, expertness, faculty, force, might, qualification, readiness, skill, strength, susceptibility, talent

    Antonyms:
    awkwardness, dulness, feebleness, helplessness, imbecility, impotence, inability, inaptitude, incapacity, incompetence, inefficiency, maladroitness, stupidity, unskilfulness, weakness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. power(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ableness, efficacy, ability, efficiency, cogency, competency, might, capability, force, energy, strength

  2. power(n.)

    Synonyms:
    faculty, talent, endowment, gift

  3. power(n.)

    Synonyms:
    authority, authoritativeness, rule, prerogative, sovereignty, sway, control, domination, dominion, influence, command

  4. power(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sovereign, potentate, governor, ruler, monarch

  5. power(n.)

    Synonyms:
    host, army, troop

  6. power(n.)

    Synonyms:
    divinity, angel (good or bad), spirit

  7. power(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Low.] good deal, great quantity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. power(n)

    Synonyms:
    potency, might, cogency, efficacy, force, armipotence, omnipotence, influence, sway, command, domination, authority, faculty, endowment, gift

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How to use power in a sentence?

  1. State Jon Husted:

    This last-minute legislating from the bench on election law has to stop, our system can not give one county court the power to change 30 years of election law for the entire state of Ohio, 23 days into early voting and only four days before an election.

  2. Benjamin Disraeli:

    I repeat...that all power is a trust that we are accountable for its exercise that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.

  3. Elias Schulze:

    The main obstacles are somewhat obvious, challenging and underdeveloped supply chains, weak logistics networks, expensive and inconsistent power, potentially sensitive local partnerships, awkward or unhelpful regulatory environment.

  4. Sam Greene:

    The Russian government won't mark the 100th anniversary, they are trying to construct a narrative of uninterrupted power and stability. So something like 1917 is an uncomfortable fact that doesn't fit in with that.

  5. Douglas MacArthur:

    Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -­ kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor ­- with the cry of grave national emergency. Always, there has been some terrible evil at home, or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing the exorbitant sums demanded. Yet, in retrospect, these disasters seem never to have happened, seem never to have been quite real.


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