What are some alternative words for strong?

Synonyms for strong
strɔŋ, strɒŋ; ˈstrɔŋ gər, ˈstrɒŋ-; ˈstrɔŋ gɪst, ˈstrɒŋ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strong(adj)

    having strength or power greater than average or expected

    "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"

    Synonyms:
    firm, inviolable, unassailable, stiff, warm, hard, potent, unattackable, solid, impregnable, secure, substantial

    Antonyms:
    puny, pallid, anaemic, unsound, shoddy, weakened, lame, flimsy, spineless, pale, vulnerable, regular, feeble, unforceful, sick, wishy-washy, stale, wan, asthenic, debilitated, anemic, forceless, gutless, faint, weak, namby-pamby, nonalcoholic, powerless, adynamic, mild, enervated, jerry-built

  2. strong(adj)

    not faint or feeble

    "a strong odor of burning rubber"

    Synonyms:
    firm, inviolable, unassailable, stiff, warm, hard, potent, unattackable, solid, impregnable, secure, substantial

    Antonyms:
    namby-pamby, mild, unforceful, vulnerable, pale, spineless, wishy-washy, lame, weak, feeble, sick, shoddy, powerless, weakened, jerry-built, forceless, flimsy, anaemic, debilitated, anemic, puny, pallid, adynamic, gutless, asthenic, regular, wan, enervated, faint, stale, nonalcoholic, unsound

  3. potent, strong(adj)

    having or wielding force or authority

    "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"

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

    Antonyms:
    wishy-washy, forceless, shoddy, feeble, unsound, pale, anaemic, namby-pamby, weakened, regular, wan, debilitated, vulnerable, pallid, weak, powerless, faint, gutless, flimsy, jerry-built, spineless, sick, enervated, mild, asthenic, unforceful, anemic, nonalcoholic, adynamic, stale, puny, lame

  4. 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, potent, starchy, loaded, wet, steady

    Antonyms:
    adynamic, powerless, namby-pamby, sick, wishy-washy, unforceful, wan, regular, jerry-built, shoddy, unsound, enervated, anaemic, weakened, weak, nonalcoholic, spineless, debilitated, stale, feeble, pallid, puny, flimsy, pale, vulnerable, lame, mild, gutless, anemic, asthenic, forceless, faint

  5. impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable(adj)

    immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with

    "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection"

    Synonyms:
    conceptive, potent, watertight, dependable, safe, absolute, substantial, inviolate, untroubled, inviolable, unshakable, untouchable, warm, good, stiff, inexpugnable, unafraid, infrangible, unattackable, unassailable, bulletproof, firm, solid, sacrosanct, hard, impregnable, secure

    Antonyms:
    feeble, unforceful, wishy-washy, weakened, asthenic, mild, anaemic, stale, gutless, vulnerable, pale, powerless, faint, weak, flimsy, pallid, debilitated, lame, puny, namby-pamby, regular, wan, shoddy, spineless, anemic, sick, jerry-built, nonalcoholic, forceless, enervated, unsound, adynamic

  6. solid, strong, substantial(adj)

    of good quality and condition; solidly built

    "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"

    Synonyms:
    self-colored, whole, potent, inviolable, unanimous, self-coloured, substantial, stiff, material, upstanding, significant, hearty, warm, satisfying, hard, real, substantive, solid, unassailable, square, firm, unattackable, impregnable, secure

    Antonyms:
    wan, gutless, sick, lame, anemic, weakened, vulnerable, jerry-built, faint, mild, flimsy, debilitated, spineless, feeble, forceless, powerless, unsound, stale, asthenic, unforceful, weak, anaemic, enervated, nonalcoholic, adynamic, namby-pamby, regular, wishy-washy, shoddy, puny, pale, pallid

  7. strong(adj)

    of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection

    "`sing' is a strong verb"

    Synonyms:
    firm, inviolable, unassailable, stiff, warm, hard, potent, unattackable, solid, impregnable, secure, substantial

    Antonyms:
    feeble, debilitated, flimsy, weakened, vulnerable, puny, shoddy, regular, wan, anemic, wishy-washy, anaemic, gutless, pale, adynamic, powerless, forceless, jerry-built, unforceful, faint, unsound, namby-pamby, weak, stale, pallid, mild, enervated, nonalcoholic, sick, lame, spineless, asthenic

  8. hard, strong(adj)

    being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content

    "hard liquor"

    Synonyms:
    severe, arduous, grueling, tough, potent, impregnable, toilsome, hard, substantial, unattackable, stiff, inviolable, heavy, voiceless, laborious, difficult, unassailable, knockout, gruelling, solid, intemperate, concentrated, punishing, unvoiced, firm, warm, operose, backbreaking, surd, secure

    Antonyms:
    regular, asthenic, weak, anaemic, stale, forceless, unforceful, pale, faint, mild, shoddy, jerry-built, feeble, sick, adynamic, unsound, debilitated, flimsy, namby-pamby, puny, vulnerable, nonalcoholic, spineless, enervated, lame, powerless, pallid, wishy-washy, wan, weakened, gutless, anemic

  9. strong, warm(adj)

    freshly made or left

    "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"

    Synonyms:
    fond, potent, hard, substantial, stiff, inviolable, ardent, warm, quick, tender, solid, unattackable, unassailable, firm, affectionate, lovesome, impregnable, secure

    Antonyms:
    pallid, vulnerable, gutless, feeble, nonalcoholic, faint, jerry-built, weakened, spineless, flimsy, adynamic, asthenic, shoddy, regular, wan, pale, mild, enervated, weak, namby-pamby, forceless, anaemic, stale, unforceful, powerless, anemic, wishy-washy, debilitated, sick, puny, lame, unsound

  10. firm, strong(adj)

    strong and sure

    "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"

    Synonyms:
    loyal, potent, inviolable, fast(a), substantial, stiff, unfluctuating, fast, unshakable, unfaltering, truehearted, warm, hard, unbendable, steadfast, solid, unattackable, unwavering, unassailable, steady, firm, immobile, impregnable, secure

    Antonyms:
    shoddy, unsound, jerry-built, debilitated, sick, wishy-washy, faint, gutless, forceless, feeble, nonalcoholic, anemic, anaemic, spineless, lame, weak, puny, vulnerable, adynamic, pallid, mild, wan, unforceful, powerless, stale, flimsy, weakened, namby-pamby, enervated, pale, asthenic, regular

Wiktionary

  1. strong(adjective)

    not easily subdued or taken

    a strong position

    Synonyms:
    inviolable, secure, unattackable, impregnable, unassailable

    Antonyms:
    weak

  2. strong(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    irregular

    Antonyms:
    weak, regular

  3. strong(adjective)

    capable of producing great physical force.

    Synonyms:
    strongly, powerfully, forcefully, vigorously, forceful, powerful

    Antonyms:
    powerlessly, forcelessly, weakly, forceless, weak

  4. strong(adjective)

    capable of withstanding great physical force

    Synonyms:
    sturdy, durable, tough

    Antonyms:
    fragile

  5. strong(adjective)

    determined, unyielding

    He is strong in the face of adversity.

    Synonyms:
    zealous, unyielding, ardent, determined

  6. strong(adjective)

    highly stimulating to the senses

    Synonyms:
    extreme, intense

  7. strong(adjective)

    having an offensive or intense odor or flavor

    a strong smell

    Synonyms:
    rank

  8. strong(adjective)

    having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient

    Synonyms:
    concentrated, potent

    Antonyms:
    weak, impotent, diluted

  9. strong(adjective)

    having a high alcoholic content

    a strong drink

    Synonyms:
    hard

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strong

    Healthy is most correctly used to signify possessing or enjoying health or its results; as, a healthy person; a healthy condition. Healthful signifies promotive of health, tending or adapted to confer, preserve, or promote health; as, a healthful climate. Wholesome food in a healthful climate makes a healthy man. With healthful are ranged the words hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, and wholesome, while the other words are associated with healthy. Salubrious is always used in the physical sense, and is chiefly applied to air or climate. Salutary is now chiefly used in the moral sense; as, a salutary lesson.

    Synonyms:
    hale, healthful, healthy, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, sound, vigorous, well, wholesome

    Antonyms:
    delicate, diseased, emaciated, exhausted, failing, fainting, fragile, frail, ill, sick, unhealthy, unsound, wasted, weak, worn, worn down, worn out

Editors Contribution

  1. blury

    Submitted by rinat on October 2, 2019  
  2. strenghtining

    to be strong

    Submitted by rinat on June 9, 2017  
  3. yarbrough

    root depth

    Submitted by anonymous on October 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vigorous, robust, sturdy, athletic, brawny, sinewy, muscular, stalwart, herculean, able-bodied, hale, healthy, hardy, stout

  2. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    able, capable, efficient, mighty, potent, powerful, puissant

  3. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    firm, solid, compact, impregnable, well fortified

  4. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    energetic, active, vivid, intense

  5. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    violent, impetuous, vehement

  6. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pungent, piquant, biting, sharp, racy, spicy, hot, peppery, high-seasoned, high-flavored

  7. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    tenacious, tough, cohesive, resisting, stubborn

  8. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cogent, forcible, impressive, conclusive, persuasive

  9. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ardent, eager, zealous, hearty, earnest

  10. strong(a.)

    Synonyms:
    10. alcoholic (in a high degree), intoxicating

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How to use strong in a sentence?

  1. Ingo Speich:

    Sentiment is quite nervous ... I think more and more investors blame central banks for not acting in the current environment to bring stabilisation, currently there is no positive bottom-up or fundamental signal that is strong enough to keep markets up.

  2. Emergency Committee of 11 experts:

    Interventions underway provide strong reason to believe that the outbreak can be brought under control.

  3. Ian Campbell:

    There are plenty of strong players in that market, apple doesn't have the production facilities or support capabilities to do that. They'll stick to watches and trendy phones.

  4. Peter Fleet:

    I would expect to see for the third-quarter strong single digit percentage growth (for) the industry. That's certainly how it looks to us based on the run rate and how the month of July has opened up.

  5. Tae Yong-ho:

    He wants to send a very strong message to the incoming Biden administration.


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