having strength or power greater than average or expected
"a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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
not faint or feeble
"a strong odor of burning rubber"
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
having or wielding force or authority
"providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
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
potent, strong, stiff(adj)
having a strong physiological or chemical effect
"a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
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
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
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"
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
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
solid, strong, substantial(adj)
of good quality and condition; solidly built
"a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"
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
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
of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection
"`sing' is a strong verb"
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
being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content
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
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
freshly made or left
"a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
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
strong and sure
"a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"
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
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
not easily subdued or taken
a strong position
capable of producing great physical force.
capable of withstanding great physical force
He is strong in the face of adversity.
highly stimulating to the senses
having an offensive or intense odor or flavor
a strong smell
having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient
having a high alcoholic content
a strong drink
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
powerful, vigorous, solid, secure, fortified, forcible, impetuous, hale, hearty, brawny, sinewy, sound, robust, cogent, influential, zealous, potent, pungent muscular, hardy, stanch, tenacious
powerless, weak, frail, insecure, defenceless, feeble, mild, calm, gentle, delicate, sickly, inefficacious, unsatisfactory, unconvincing, unimpressive, vapid, impotent, unavailing, lukewarm, debile, flaccid, nerveless, tender, moderate, indifferent
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10. alcoholic (in a high degree), intoxicating
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
firm, tough, enduring, hale, sound, robust, hardy, durable, puissant, powerful, mighty, invincible, impregnable, irresistible, fortified, virile, athletic, muscular, brawny, vigorous, stout, strapping, lusty, sturdy, sinewy, stalwart, thewy, able-bodied, violent, forcible, impetuous, vehement, potent, cogent, influential, urgent, convincing, conclusive, ardent, eager, zealous, strenuous, stanch, unwavering, determined, spirituous, intoxicating, alcoholic, vivid, dazzling, intense, glaring, effective, drastic, potent, racy, pungent, piquant, tough, tenacious, rank, strong-smelling, valid
List of paraphrases:
solid, powerful, robust, fort, firm, vigorous, strongly, stark, forceful, high, sound, sharp, loud, energetic, solids, heavy, intense, large, severe, potent, great, close, tough, resolute, forte, forces, staunch, hard, strict, steadfast, significant, steep, deep, heavily, ardent, rigorous, important, powers, dynamic, highly, fierce, marked, mighty, good, clear, serious, substantial, decisive, considerable, fervent, major, stringent, vibrant, very, emphatic, keen
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How to use strong in a sentence?
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.
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.
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.
our fate has already been decided for us, the only thing we can do is stand strong and face our destiny head on
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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