Found 3 items, similar to Strength.
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n 1: the property of being physically or mentally strong;
“fatigue sapped his strength”
2: capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect
the capacity to fight a war; “we faced an army of great
; “politicians have neglected our military
[syn: military capability
, military strength
3: physical energy or intensity; “he hit with all the force he
; “it was destroyed by the strength of the
; “a government has not the vitality and forcefulness
of a living man”
4: an asset of special worth or utility; “cooking is his forte”
, strong suit
, long suit
, strong point
] [ant: weak point
5: the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the
embracing of a point of view by means of argument or
entreaty; “the strength of his argument settled the
] [ant: unpersuasiveness
6: the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or
electromagnetic radiation); “he adjusted the intensity of
; “they measured the station's signal strength”
, intensity level
7: capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical
effects; “the toxin's potency”
; “the strength of the
8: the condition of financial success; “the strength of the
company's stock in recent weeks”
9: permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force;
“they advertised the durability of their products”
English → English
, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr.
strang strong. See Strong
1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to
bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether
physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; as,
strength of body or of the arm; strength of mind, of
memory, or of judgment.
All his [Samson's] strength in his hairs were.
Thou must outlive
Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty. --Milton.
2. Power to resist force; solidity or toughness; the quality
of bodies by which they endure the application of force
without breaking or yielding; -- in this sense opposed to
; as, the strength of a bone, of a beam, of
a wall, a rope, and the like. “The brittle strength of
3. Power of resisting attacks; impregnability. “Our castle's
strength will laugh a siege to scorn.”
4. That quality which tends to secure results; effective
power in an institution or enactment; security; validity;
legal or moral force; logical conclusiveness; as, the
strength of social or legal obligations; the strength of
law; the strength of public opinion; strength of evidence;
strength of argument.
5. One who, or that which, is regarded as embodying or
affording force, strength, or firmness; that on which
confidence or reliance is based; support; security.
God is our refuge and strength. --Ps. xlvi. 1.
What they boded would be a mischief to us, you are
providing shall be one of our principal strengths.
Certainly there is not a greater strength against
temptation. --Jer. Taylor.
6. Force as measured; amount, numbers, or power of any body,
as of an army, a navy, and the like; as, what is the
strength of the enemy by land, or by sea?
7. Vigor or style; force of expression; nervous diction; --
said of literary work.
And praise the easy vigor of a life
Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join.
8. Intensity; -- said of light or color.
Bright Ph[oe]bus in his strength. --Shak.
9. Intensity or degree of the distinguishing and essential
element; spirit; virtue; excellence; -- said of liquors,
solutions, etc.; as, the strength of wine or of acids.
10. A strong place; a stronghold. [Obs.] --Shak.
On the strength of
, or Upon the strength of
, in reliance
upon. “The allies, after a successful summer, are too
apt, upon the strength of it, to neglect their
preparations for the ensuing campaign.”
Syn: Force; robustness; toughness; hardness; stoutness;
brawniness; lustiness; firmness; puissance; support;
spirit; validity; authority. See Force
, v. t.
To strengthen. [Obs.] --Chaucer.