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Synonyms for strength
strɛŋkθ, strɛŋθ, strɛnθ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strength(noun)

    the property of being physically or mentally strong

    "fatigue sapped his strength"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, military posture, military strength, force, enduringness, intensity level, military capability, effectiveness, strong point, specialty, persuasiveness, durability, posture, potency, metier, intensity, strong suit, forcefulness, speciality, forte, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  2. military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture(noun)

    capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war

    "we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, military posture, bearing, military strength, carriage, force, enduringness, intensity level, military capability, effectiveness, strong point, specialty, persuasiveness, attitude, durability, posture, potency, stance, position, metier, intensity, strong suit, forcefulness, speciality, forte, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  3. force, forcefulness, strength(noun)

    physical energy or intensity

    "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"

    Synonyms:
    power, long suit, military posture, military strength, military group, durability, force, military force, intensity level, force play, military capability, violence, effectiveness, effect, specialty, force out, speciality, posture, potency, persuasiveness, metier, intensity, strong point, force-out, strong suit, personnel, forcefulness, military unit, forte, enduringness, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  4. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength(noun)

    an asset of special worth or utility

    "cooking is his forte"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, military posture, military strength, fortissimo, force, metier, intensity level, military capability, specialism, potency, medium, distinctiveness, specialty, persuasiveness, effectiveness, specialisation, durability, posture, forcefulness, lastingness, specialness, peculiarity, intensity, strong point, strong suit, forte, speciality, enduringness, specialization

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  5. persuasiveness, strength(noun)

    the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty

    "the strength of his argument settled the matter"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, military posture, military strength, force, enduringness, intensity level, military capability, effectiveness, strong point, specialty, persuasiveness, durability, posture, potency, metier, intensity, strong suit, forcefulness, speciality, forte, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  6. intensity, strength, intensity level(noun)

    the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)

    "he adjusted the intensity of the sound"; "they measured the station's signal strength"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, military posture, military strength, saturation, force, metier, intensity level, loudness, military capability, durability, enduringness, effectiveness, vividness, specialty, intensiveness, speciality, posture, potency, persuasiveness, volume, intensity, strong point, strong suit, forcefulness, forte, chroma, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  7. potency, effectiveness, strength(noun)

    capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

    "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"

    Synonyms:
    potency, long suit, potentiality, military strength, dominance, force, authorization, enduringness, intensity level, effectuality, military capability, potence, specialty, effectiveness, potential, say-so, effectivity, persuasiveness, speciality, military posture, forcefulness, effectualness, metier, intensity, strong point, posture, strong suit, authority, forte, authorisation, durability, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  8. strength(noun)

    the condition of financial success

    "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, military posture, military strength, force, enduringness, intensity level, military capability, effectiveness, strong point, specialty, persuasiveness, durability, posture, potency, metier, intensity, strong suit, forcefulness, speciality, forte, lastingness

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  9. lastingness, durability, enduringness, strength(noun)

    permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

    "they advertised the durability of their products"

    Synonyms:
    long suit, intensity, military posture, military strength, force, enduringness, intensity level, military capability, effectiveness, strong point, specialty, persuasiveness, durability, posture, potency, metier, lastingness, strong suit, forcefulness, speciality, forte

    Antonyms:
    weakness

Wiktionary

  1. strength(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fortitude, power, expertise, potency

  2. strength(noun)

    To give strength to; to strengthen.

    It requires great strength to lift heavy objects.

    Synonyms:
    fortitude, power, expertise, potency

    Antonyms:
    weakness

  3. strength(noun)

    The intensity of a force or power; potency.

    Have the strength of ten men.

    Synonyms:
    power, expertise, fortitude, potency

  4. strength(noun)

    The strongest part of something.

    Synonyms:
    power, potency, fortitude, expertise

  5. strength(noun)

    A positive attribute.

    We all have our own strengths and weaknesses.

    Synonyms:
    potency, fortitude, power, expertise

    Antonyms:
    weakness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strength

    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, power, qualification, readiness, skill, susceptibility, talent

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strength

    Synonyms:
    force, vigor, power, security, validity, vehemence, intensity, hardness, soundness, nerve, fibre, sinew

    Antonyms:
    weakness, imbecility, feebleness, insolidity, insecurity, invalidity, frailty, delicacy, softness, flimsiness, hollowness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strength(n.)

    Synonyms:
    power, FORCE, might, potency, puissance, nerve

  2. strength(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tenacity, toughness, solidity

  3. strength(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lustiness, brawniness, robustness, stoutness

  4. strength(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fortitude, courage, spirit, animation, firmness, resolution

  5. strength(n.)

    Synonyms:
    validity, cogency, efficacy, prevalence, soundness

  6. strength(n.)

    Synonyms:
    vigor (of style), energy, nervous diction

  7. strength(n.)

    Synonyms:
    support, security, stay

How to pronounce strength?

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Alex
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Daniel
British
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Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say strength in sign language?

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How to use strength in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    The majority, oppressing an individual, is guilty of a crime, abuses its strength, and by acting on the law of the strongest breaks up the foundations of society.

  2. Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov:

    Kazakhstan has the financial strength to deliver a great Winter Games without spending tens of billions of dollars, almaty 2022 will serve as a model for future host cities and prove that similar developing nations can host the Games affordably and sustainably.

  3. Chase Carey:

    I think the fans will come back, I think events like ours will continue to rise in strength.

  4. Nadhim Zahawi:

    I'm pleased that Spirit AeroSystems is boosting its investment in the UK, this will be great news for Short Brothers and its highly skilled and dedicated workforce, at one of the most important aerospace facilities in the country. I look forward to seeing this successful and ambitious business continue to go from strength to strength.

  5. Ajit Pai:

    My hope is that by establishing a government-backed 988 suicide and mental health three-digit dialing code, on par with the 911 dialing code all Americans know for emergencies, we will send a powerful signal that there is nothing shameful about seeking help in times of crisis. That it's a sign of strength, not one of weakness. We will let people know that they are not alone.


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