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Related / Similar Words: might, mightiness, powerfulness, ability, exponent, index, world power, major power, great power, superpower, baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, top executive, tycoon, force, office

 

Definition:
  • physical strength;
  • possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade";
  • possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination";
  • a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself;
  • a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world;
  • a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron";
  • one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the forces of evil";
  • (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second);
  • (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president";
  • supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines";

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    Hyponyms: potency, effectiveness, strength, valence, valency, preponderance, puissance, persuasiveness, irresistibility, irresistibleness, interest, interestingness, stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold, sway, influence, repellent, repellant, control, legal power, jurisdiction, disposal, free will, discretion, veto, reins, effectivity, effectualness, effectuality, know-how, leadership, intelligence, aptitude, capacity, mental ability, creativity, creativeness, creative thinking, originality, skill, science, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, hand, superior skill, faculty, mental faculty, module, degree, logarithm, log, oil tycoon, juggernaut, steamroller, Moloch, electrical power, electric power, wattage, waterpower, executive clemency, war power, drive

     

    Attributes: powerful, powerless, weak, able

     

    Derivational Morphology: force, thrust, coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, officiate, function

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 力量   Dutch: grootmacht and kracht and macht and vermogen and voeding  
    Estonian: jõud and võim and võimsus   Finnish: mahti and potenssi and teho and valta and virta and voima  
    French: électricité and puissance   German: Kraft and Leistung and Macht and Potenz and Strom  
    Greek: δύναμη and επιρροή and ενέργεια   Hebrew: הספק and חזקה and כח and סמכות and עוצמה  
    Hungarian: erő and hatalom and hatvány and teljesítmény   Italian: elettricità and potenza and potere  
    Japanese: 電力 and and 権力 and and 仕事率   Korean:  
    Norwegian: kraft and makt   Polish: potęga and siła  
    Portuguese: força and poder and potência and potencia   Romanian: electricitate and putere  
    Russian: власть and сила and степень and электричество   Slovak: moc and mocnina and mocnosť and sila  
    Slovene: moč and potenca and sila   Spanish: corriente and poder and potencia  
    Swedish: makt   Turkish: güç  
     
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