Meaning of STRENGTH in English


n. 25B6; noun

enormous physical strength : POWER, brawn, muscle, muscularity, burliness, sturdiness, robustness, toughness, hardiness; vigour, force, might; informal beef; poetic/literary thew.

Oliver began to regain his strength : HEALTH, fitness, vigour, stamina.

her great inner strength : FORTITUDE, resilience, spirit, backbone, strength of character; courage, bravery, pluck, pluckiness, courageousness, grit; informal guts, spunk.

the strength of the retaining wall : ROBUSTNESS, sturdiness, firmness, toughness, soundness, solidity, durability.

Europe's military strength : POWER, influence, dominance, ascendancy, supremacy; informal clout; poetic/literary puissance.

the strength of feeling against the president : INTENSITY, vehemence, force, forcefulness, depth, ardour, fervour.

the strength of their argument : COGENCY, forcefulness, force, weight, power, potency, persuasiveness, soundness, validity.

what are your strengths? : STRONG POINT, advantage, asset, forte, aptitude, talent, skill; speciality.

(poetic/literary) my strength and shield : SUPPORT, mainstay, anchor.

the strength of the army : SIZE, extent, magnitude.


25A0; on the strength of BECAUSE OF, by virtue of, on the basis of.

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