Meaning of STRONG in English

adj. Function: adjective

1 having great physical strength FF1C; had the strong hands and arms of a wrestler FF1E;

Synonyms: mighty, powerful, ||strengthy, wieldy; compare MUSCULAR 2

Related Words: firm, robust, stark, strapping, sturdy, two-handed; able-bodied, tough; brawny, muscular, sinewy; lusty, vigorous

Idioms: strong as a bull ( or ox)

Contrasted Words: feeble, frail; puny, weak-bodied; forceless, impotent, powerless, strengthless

Antonyms: weak

2 having or manifesting great force or power (as in acting or resisting) FF1C; a strong constitution FF1E;

Synonyms: stalwart, stout, sturdy, tenacious, tough

Related Words: hardy, robust, rugged, strapping; firm, solid, staunch; durable, enduring; forceful, potent, powerful; lusty, vigorous

Contrasted Words: frail; forceless, impotent, powerless, strengthless; depleted, failing

Antonyms: weak

3 being rich in a characteristic ingredient FF1C; strong coffee FF1E;

Synonyms: concentrated, full-bodied, lusty, potent, robust

Related Words: strong-flavored, strong-tasting; straight, undiluted, unmixed; rich; heroic, large, powerful

Contrasted Words: diluted, mixed, watered-down

Antonyms: weak


Synonyms: SPIRITUOUS , alcoholic, ardent, hard


Synonyms: SURE 1, fast, firm, secure, stable, staunch

Related Words: solid, substantial, unmoving, unyielding


Synonyms: MALODOROUS 1, fetid, high, nidorous, noisome, olid, rancid, rank, stenchy, stinking

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