1. [ adjective ] having strength or power greater than average or expected

"a strong radio signal" "strong medicine" "a strong man"

Related terms: weak hard knock-down brawny ironlike stiff virile bullnecked beardown beefed-up vehement well-knit bullocky fortified well-knit hobnailed noticeable robust reinforced industrial-strength powerful rugged tough robust strength
2. [ adjective ] used of syllables or musical beats
Synonyms: heavy accented
Related terms: stressed
3. [ adjective ] not faint or feeble

"a strong odor of burning rubber"

Related terms: intense
4. [ adjective ] having or wielding force or authority
Synonyms: potent

"providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"

Related terms: powerful
5. [ adjective ] of good quality and condition; solidly built
Synonyms: solid substantial

"a solid foundation" "several substantial timber buildings"

Related terms: sound
6. [ adjective ] having a strong physiological or chemical effect
Synonyms: potent

"a potent toxin" "potent liquor" "a potent cup of tea"

Related terms: impotent equipotent multipotent effectual effective powerful fertile potency
7. [ adjective ] freshly made or left
Synonyms: warm

"a warm trail" "the scent is warm"

Related terms: fresh
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 651
9. [ adjective ] (grammar) of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection

"`go' is a strong verb"

Related terms: grammar irregular
10. [ adjective ] able to withstand attack
Synonyms: impregnable unassailable secure unattackable inviolable

"an impregnable fortress" "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"

Related terms: invulnerable
11. [ adjective ] having a high alcoholic content
Synonyms: hard

"hard liquor"

Related terms: alcoholic
12. [ adjective ] strong and sure
Synonyms: firm

"a firm grasp" "gave a strong pull on the rope"

Related terms: forceful
Similar spelling:   strongly