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Adjective
/strôNG/,
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strongest, superlative; stronger, comparative;
  1. Having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks
    • - she cut through the water with her strong arms
  2. Able to perform a specified action well and powerfully
    • - he was not a strong swimmer
  3. Exerting great force
    • - a strong current
  4. (of an argument or case) Likely to succeed because of sound reasoning or convincing evidence
    • - there is a strong argument for decentralization
  5. Possessing skills and qualities that create a likelihood of success
    • - the competition was too strong
  6. Powerfully affecting the mind, senses, or emotions
    • - his imagery made a strong impression on the critics
  7. Used after a number to indicate the size of a group
    • - a hostile crowd several thousand strong
  8. Able to withstand great force or pressure
    • - cotton is strong, hard-wearing, and easy to handle
  9. (of a person's constitution) Not easily affected by disease or hardship

  10. (of a person's nervous or emotional state) Not easily disturbed or upset
    • - driving on these highways requires strong nerves
  11. (of a person's character) Showing determination, self-control, and good judgment
    • - only a strong will enabled him to survive
  12. In a secure financial position
    • - the company's chip business remains strong
  13. (of a market) Having steadily high or rising prices

  14. Offering security and advantage
    • - the company was in a strong position to negotiate a deal
  15. (of a belief or feeling) Intense and firmly held

  16. (of a relationship) Lasting and remaining warm despite difficulties

  17. (of light) Very intense

  18. (of something seen or heard) Not soft or muted; clear or prominent
    • - she should wear strong colors
  19. (of food or its flavor) Distinctive and pungent
    • - strong cheese
  20. (of a solution or drink) Containing a large proportion of a particular substance; concentrated
    • - a cup of strong coffee
  21. (of language or actions) Forceful and extreme, esp. excessively or unacceptably so
    • - the government was urged to take strong measures against the perpetrators of violence
  22. (of an acid or base) Fully ionized into cations and anions in solution; having (respectively) a very low or a very high pH

  23. Denoting a class of verbs in Germanic languages that form the past tense and past participle by a change of vowel within the stem rather than by addition of a suffix (e.g., swim, swam, swum); contrasted with weak

  24. Of, relating to, or denoting the strongest of the known kinds of force between particles, which acts between nucleons and other hadrons when closer than about 1013 cm (so binding protons in a nucleus despite the repulsion due to their charge), and which conserves strangeness, parity, and isospin


  1. having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
  2. not faint or feeble; "a strong odor of burning rubber"
  3. potent: having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
  4. potent: having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
  5. impregnable: immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection"
  6. solid: of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"
  7. Strong is the sixth studio album from American alternative hip-hop group Arrested Development, released in January 2010.The single 'The World is Changing' charted at No.9 in Japan.
  8. A strong inflection is a system of verb conjugation or noun/adjective declension which can be contrasted with an alternative system in the same language, which is then known as a weak inflection. ...
  9. Whatever We Wanna is a 2006 album by LeAnn Rimes. The album is similar to her R&B influenced Twisted Angel but has a more rock-oriented sound. Released exclusively in Europe, the album was originally slated to be released in the U.S. ...
  10. In the contexts of signal detection and perception in science and technology, but also more generally, strong means intense, either relative to other signals of similar kind, or relative to the detection threshold of the measuring or observing system. ...
  11. "Strong" is a song by Robbie Williams, released as the third single from his 1998 album, I've Been Expecting You in early 1999. The song managed to break into the top five in the United Kingdom.
  12. In astronomy in particular, for the description of celestial sources of radiation, strong is understood to refer to intensity when observed from the Earth or another particular body, relative to other sources relevant in the same observational context. ...
  13. capable of producing great physical force; capable of withstanding great physical force; fast moving water, wind, etc, which has a lot of power; determined, unyielding; highly stimulating to the senses; having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient; having a high alcoholic ...
  14. (strongness) The state or condition of being strong; strength
  15. Coffee giving a pungent impression in the cup, rich in flavor. Developed by roasting or having a consistent mouthfeel.
  16. Big and powerful, usually with high alcohol content.
  17. rather vague term that is generally applied to a full-bodied, dark-colored liquor.
  18. Robust, powerful, big.
  19. This word has two possible meanings. When used in reference to an automobile, it indicates that the car is a good seller and therefore, an above average profit can normally be made on it. ...
  20. representationalism (defended by Dretske, Tye and Lycan) is the view that representation of a certain kind suffices for a quale, where the kind can be specified in functionalist or other familiar materialist terms, without recourse to properties of any ontologically "new" sort. ...
  21. where the hands are rotated into a position of more physical advantage on the grip and, all else being equal, the club face has a tendency to close during the swing (e.g. ...
  22. Strong Emphasis: This is a phrase element.
  23. The basic rule for strong adjectives is to add -t for neuter nouns and -a for plural nouns. There is no ending for adjectives that modify common nouns.
  24. A strong head is one which can attract (i.e. trigger movement of) another head; a weak head is one which cannot trigger movement. For example, C in an interrogative main clause is strong in present-day English, and so attracts an auxiliary to move from T to C -- e.g. ...
  25. Refers to a sales person, sales manager, or Business Manager, in describing his ability to be aggressive and pushy.