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  

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. Alexandre Baradez:

    Recent strong comments by (ECB President Mario) Draghi seem to be paving the way for the bank to start buying sovereign or corporate bonds, there is very little chance to see the ECB back-tracking as long as inflation doesn't start to pick up, which will support stock indexes in the medium term.

  2. Linsey Sala:

    They are mostly grazers in the upper 200 meters (yards) of the ocean, because they can swim in the water column, they can be transported by strong currents.

  3. Brad Smith:

    We welcome the Supreme Court's ruling ending our case in light of the Cloud Act being signed into to law. Our goal has always been a new law and international agreements with strong privacy protections that govern how law enforcement gathers digital evidence across borders.

  4. Bryan Thomas:

    our fate has already been decided for us, the only thing we can do is stand strong and face our destiny head on

  5. Al Martin:

    It can be a little stigmatic, but as long as you make a good hurricane, you shouldn’t be embarrassed to serve it, it embodies everything about New Orleans. It’s a strong drink, it packs a punch and it will get you where you want to go in a hurry.


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