Character 8
Hyphenation strength
Pronunciations /stɹɛŋkθ/

Definitions and meanings of "Strength"

What do we mean by strength?

The state or quality of being strong; physical power or capacity. noun

The capacity to resist attack; impregnability. noun

The capacity to resist strain or stress; durability. noun

The ability to deal with difficult situations or to maintain a moral or intellectual position. noun

The number of people constituting a normal or ideal organization. noun

Capability in terms of numbers or resources. noun

An attribute or quality of particular worth or utility; an asset. noun

One that is regarded as the embodiment of protective or supportive power; a support or mainstay. noun

Degree of concentration, distillation, or saturation. noun

Operative effectiveness or potency. noun

Intensity, as of sound or light. noun

Intensity of emotion or belief. noun

Cogency or persuasiveness. noun

Effective or binding force; efficacy. noun

Firmness of or a continuous rising tendency in prices, as of a currency or market. noun

Power derived from the value of playing cards held. noun

(on the strength of) On the basis of. idiom

The quality or degree of being strong.

The intensity of a force or power; potency.

The strongest part of something; that on which confidence or reliance is based.

A positive attribute.

An armed force, a body of troops.

A strong place; a stronghold.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Strength

The word "strength" in example sentences

On Tuesday afternoon, set against the sleek backdrop of a London hotel, the vice-chairman of Iraq\'s oil and gas committee, Abdul-Hadi al-Hassani, told the BBC that the time is right to invest in Iraq as the government has \ "gone from strength to strength\". ❋ Unknown (2009)

The strength of a muscle is measured by the utmost force which it can exert _once_; its endurance by the number of times it can repeat a given exertion _well within its strength_. ❋ Eugene Lyman Fisk (1907)

He became strenuous, diligent, modest, earnest, kind; he too, like Walter and Charlie, began his career "_from strength to strength_." ❋ Unknown (1867)

In the revealings of such light, such exceptional hour, such mood, one does not wonder at the old story fables, (indeed, why fables?) of people falling into love-sickness with trees, seiz'd extatic with the mystic realism of the resistless silent strength in them -- _strength_, which after all is perhaps the last, completest, highest beauty. ❋ Walt Whitman (1855)

And we must use the� strength of this women’s commission and the strength� of the United Nations to end that war, to end the war� against the civil rights of women and the human rights� of women, and our children and people everywhere. ❋ Jewish Women's Archive (2010)

Sir Wm. Jones has added to the term, strength, _his own_; this we consider to be an error, at any rate it is not a mere translation, and we have applied the term used, _viz. _ _strength_ simpliciter, differently.] ❋ W.A [Translator] Montriou (N/A)

Share your obscure coolness with me, and gain strength from the sharing. ❋ Frankwu (2007)

She draws in curly handwriting the word strength on my wrist. ❋ Kate Torgovnick (2008)

Little change in strength is expected as it turns to the northeast -- and toward central and northern Florida -- later today. ❋ Unknown (2006)

With regard to the current rental trends, how much of the decline in the domestic rentals are because of the title strength versus any other secular drivers out there or competitive drivers? ❋ Unknown (2009)

"While there may yet prove to be something accelerating sales this past summer that will continue into the future, such short-term strength is not necessarily indicative of a new trend," Levy argues. ❋ Chris Barth (2010)

The only thing that trumps your strength is your tenderness as a mother. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Toni, I like that -- the strength is the weakness, and vice versa. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Helping him preserve his strength is the presence of Maurice Jones-Drew, whose 5-7 size didn't prevent him from having an outstanding rookie year and giving Jacksonville the type of two-headed running attack that's becoming popular. ❋ Unknown (2007)

And Hypercard should have been a scripting language integrated with the Mac OS, why have two graphic environments when your strength is the unity of your UI? ❋ Unknown (2007)

A new group unveiled its website, they saying Cheney is the only Republican with what it calls the strength and political courage to carry the party mantle. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Senator Evan Bayh appears in the advertisement, as a testament to what he describes as her strength and experience. ❋ Unknown (2008)

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