Meaning of POTENTIAL in English

n. Function: adjective

1 existing in possibility FF1C; a potential site for the new factory FF1E;

Synonyms: possible

Related Words: conceivable, imaginable, likely, plausible, probable, thinkable

Idioms: within the realm ( or range) of possibility

Contrasted Words: existent, extant; doubtful, impossible, questionable; impracticable, unsuitable

Antonyms: actual


Synonyms: LATENT , abeyant, dormant, lurking, prepatent, quiescent

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.