power [pou-er] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||physical ability, capacity|
|Synonyms:||applied force, arm*, brawn, dynamism, energy, force, forcefulness, horsepower, intensity, mechanical energy, might, muscle*, omnipotence, potency, potential, puissance, sinew, strength, vigor, vim, virtue, voltage, weight|
|Antonyms:||debility, disability, impairment, impotence, infirmity, weakness|
|Category:||2. CONNECTION BETWEEN CAUSE AND EFFECT|
power; potency, potentiality; jiva; puissance, might, force, energy; dint; right hand, right arm; ascendency, sway, control; prepotency, prepollence; almightiness, omnipotence; authority; strength., ability; ableness; competency; efficacy; efficiency; validity, cogency; enablement; vantage ground; influence., pressure; conductivity; elasticity; gravity, electricity, magnetism, galvanism, voltaic electricity, voltaism, electromagnetism; attraction; vis inertiae, vis mortua, vis viva [Latin]; potential energy, dynamic energy; dynamic friction, dynamic suction; live circuit, live rail, live wire., capability, capacity; quid valeant humeri quid ferre recusent [Latin]; faculty, quality, attribute, endowment, virtue, gift, property, qualification, susceptibility.
powerfully; by virtue of, by dint of.
à toute force ["At full strength" (French)]; eripuit coelo fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis ["He has snatched away the thunderbolt from heaven and the scepter from the sovereign"
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