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strength

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183 in 179 verses (in OT : 168 in 164 verses) (in NT : 15 in 15 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

strengthn. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng, fr. strang strong. See Strong.].
  •  The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; as, strength of body or of the arm; strength of mind, of memory, or of judgment.  [1913 Webster]
    "All his [Samson's] strength in his hairs were."  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou must outlive
    Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Power to resist force; solidity or toughness; the quality of bodies by which they endure the application of force without breaking or yielding; -- in this sense opposed to frangibility; as, the strength of a bone, of a beam, of a wall, a rope, and the like.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Power of resisting attacks; impregnability.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That quality which tends to secure results; effective power in an institution or enactment; security; validity; legal or moral force; logical conclusiveness; as, the strength of social or legal obligations; the strength of law; the strength of public opinion; strength of evidence; strength of argument.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who, or that which, is regarded as embodying or affording force, strength, or firmness; that on which confidence or reliance is based; support; security.  [1913 Webster]
    "God is our refuge and strength."  [1913 Webster]
    "What they boded would be a mischief to us, you are providing shall be one of our principal strengths."  [1913 Webster]
    "Certainly there is not a greater strength against temptation."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Force as measured; amount, numbers, or power of any body, as of an army, a navy, and the like; as, what is the strength of the enemy by land, or by sea?  [1913 Webster]
  •  Vigor or style; force of expression; nervous diction; -- said of literary work.  [1913 Webster]
    "And praise the easy vigor of a life
    Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Intensity; -- said of light or color.  [1913 Webster]
    "Bright Phœbus in his strength."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Intensity or degree of the distinguishing and essential element; spirit; virtue; excellence; -- said of liquors, solutions, etc.; as, the strength of wine or of acids.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A strong place; a stronghold.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
On the strength of, or Upon the strength of, in reliance upon. “The allies, after a successful summer, are too apt, upon the strength of it, to neglect their preparations for the ensuing campaign.” Addison.
Syn. -- Force; robustness; toughness; hardness; stoutness; brawniness; lustiness; firmness; puissance; support; spirit; validity; authority. See Force.
strengthv. t. 
     To strengthen.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

strength, n.
1 the state of being strong; the degree or respect in which a person or thing is strong.
2 a a person or thing affording strength or support. b an attribute making for strength of character (patience is your great strength).
3 the number of persons present or available.
4 a full complement (below strength).

Idiom
from strength from a strong position. from strength to strength with ever-increasing success. in strength in large numbers. on the strength of relying on; on the basis of. the strength of the essence or main features of.
Derivative
strengthless adj.
Etymology
OE strengthu f. Gmc (as STRONG)

THESAURUS

strength

ability, amount, amperage, ampleness, amplitude, aptitude, arm, armipotence, asset, authoritativeness, authority, backbone, beef, bite, bitingness, black power, body, boundlessness, brawn, brawniness, brute force, bulk, burden, charge, charisma, clout, cogence, cogency, cohesiveness, compulsion, concentration, concreteness, core, cuttingness, demonic energy, density, determination, dint, drive, durability, duress, dynamism, effect, effectiveness, effectuality, endurance, energy, enormity, enormousness, ergal, expanse, extent, firmness, fixity of purpose, flower power, force, force majeure, forcefulness, formidableness, fortitude, full blast, full force, fullness, gameness, gaminess, gift, gigantism, gist, grandeur, grandness, great scope, greatness, grit, guts, gutsiness, haleness, hardiness, hardness, healthiness, heartiness, high flavor, highness, hugeness, immensity, impressiveness, incisiveness, infinity, influence, infrangibility, intensity, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, iron will, kinetic energy, largeness, lastingness, leatherlikeness, longevity, lustiness, magisterialness, magnitude, main force, main strength, mana, mass, materiality, matter, measure, measurement, meat, might, might and main, mightiness, moral courage, moral fiber, mordancy, moxie, muchness, muscle, muscle power, nerve, nervosity, nervousness, numbers, palpability, perseverance, persistence, pertinacity, pith, pizzazz, plenitude, pluck, poignancy, ponderability, poop, potence, potency, potential energy, potentiality, power, power pack, power structure, power struggle, powerfulness, prepotency, prodigiousness, productiveness, productivity, puissance, pull, punch, purport, push, quantity, quantum, rankness, reliability, resistance, resoluteness, resolution, robustness, ropiness, ruggedness, security, sense, sinew, sinewiness, solidity, soundness, spunk, stability, stableness, stamina, steadiness, steam, stiffness, stoutness, strength of mind, strength of purpose, strenuousness, stringiness, strong arm, strong language, strong point, strongness, stubbornness, stupendousness, sturdiness, substance, substantiality, substantialness, sum, sum and substance, superiority, superpower, talent, tangibility, tenaciousness, tenacity, toughness, tremendousness, trenchancy, unbreakability, unbreakableness, validity, vastness, vehemence, vigor, vigorousness, vim, virility, virtue, virulence, viscidity, vitality, wattage, weight, whole, will, will of iron, will power

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strength

Quantity

N quantity, magnitude, size, amplitude, magnitude, mass, amount, sum, quantum, measure, substance, strength, force, mathematics, mathesis, category, general conception, universal predicament, armful, handful, mouthful, spoonful, capful, stock, batch, lot, dose, yaffle, quantitative, some, any, aught, more or less, a few, to the tune of, all of, a full, the sum of, fully, exactly, precisely.

Degree

N degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, stint, standard, height, pitch, reach, amplitude, range, scope, caliber, gradation, shade, tenor, compass, sphere, station, rank, standing, rate, way, sort, point, mark, stage, intensity, strength, comparative, gradual, shading off, within the bounds, by degrees, gradually, inasmuch, pro tanto, however, howsoever, step by step, bit by bit, little by little, inch by inch, drop by drop, a little at a time, by inches, by slow degrees, by degrees, by little and little, in some degree, in some measure, to some extent, di grado in grado.

Greatness

N greatness, magnitude, size, multitude, immensity, enormity, infinity, might, strength, intensity, fullness, importance, great quantity, quantity, deal, power, sight, pot, volume, world, mass, heap, stock, peck, bushel, load, cargo, cartload, wagonload, shipload, flood, spring tide, abundance, principal part, chief part, main part, greater part, major part, best part, essential part, bulk, mass, great, greater, large, considerable, fair, above par, big, huge, Herculean, cyclopean, ample, abundant, full, intense, strong, sound, passing, heavy, plenary, deep, high, signal, at its height, in the zenith, world-wide, widespread, far-famed, extensive, wholesale, many, goodly, noble, precious, mighty, sad, grave, heavy, serious, far gone, arrant, downright, utter, uttermost, crass, gross, arch, profound, intense, consummate, rank, uninitiated, red-hot, desperate, glaring, flagrant, stark staring, thorough-paced, thoroughgoing, roaring, thumping, extraordinary, important, unsurpassed, complete, august, grand, dignified, sublime, majestic, vast, immense, enormous, extreme, inordinate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant, outrageous, preposterous, unconscionable, swinging, monstrous, overgrown, towering, stupendous, prodigious, astonishing, incredible, marvelous, unlimited, unapproachable, unutterable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, inexpressible, beyond expression, fabulous, undiminished, unabated, unreduced, unrestricted, absolute, positive, stark, decided, unequivocal, essential, perfect, finished, remarkable, of mark, marked, pointed, veriest, noteworthy, renowned, truly, decidedly, unequivocally, purely, absolutely, seriously, essentially, fundamentally, radically, downright, in all conscience, for the most part, in the main, entirely, abundantly, widely, far and wide, greatly, much, muckle, well, indeed, very, very much, a deal, no end of, most, not a little, pretty, pretty well, enough, in a great measure, richly, to a large extent, to a great extent, to a gigantic extent, on a large scale, so, never so, ever so, ever so dole, scrap, shred, tag, splinter, rag, much, by wholesale, mighty, powerfully, with a witness, ultra, in the extreme, extremely, exceedingly, intensely, exquisitely, acutely, indefinitely, immeasurably, beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, beyond all bounds, incalculably, infinitely, preeminently, superlatively, immoderately, monstrously, preposterously, inordinately, exorbitantly, excessively, enormously, out of all proportion, with a vengeance, particularly, remarkably, singularly, curiously, uncommonly, unusually, peculiarly, notably, signally, strikingly, pointedly, mainly, chiefly, famously, egregiously, prominently, glaringly, emphatically, kat exochin, strangely, wonderfully, amazingly, surprisingly, astonishingly, incredibly, marvelously, awfully, stupendously, peculiarly, furiously, severely, desperately, tremendously, extravagantly, confoundedly, deucedly, devilishly, with a vengeance, a outrance, a toute outrance, painfully, sadly, grossly, sorely, bitterly, piteously, grievously, miserably, cruelly, woefully, lamentably, shockingly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, terribly, horribly, a maximis ad minima, greatness knows itself, mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed, minimum decet libere cui multum licet, some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Power

N 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, productivity, expertise (skill), validity, cogency, enablement, vantage ground, influence, pressure, conductivity, elasticity, gravity, electricity, magnetism, galvanism, voltaic electricity, voltaism, electromagnetism, atomic power, nuclear power, thermonuclear power, fuel cell, hydraulic power, water power, hydroelectric power, solar power, solar energy, solar panels, tidal power, wind power, attraction, vis inertiae, vis mortua, vis viva, potential energy, dynamic energy, dynamic friction, dynamic suction, live circuit, live rail, live wire, capability, capacity, quid valeant humeri quid ferre recusent, faculty, quality, attribute, endowment, virtue, gift, property, qualification, susceptibility, powerful, puissant, potential, capable, able, equal to, up to, cogent, valid, efficient, productive, effective, effectual, efficacious, adequate, competent, multipotent, plenipotent, omnipotent, almighty, forcible, (energetic), influential, productive, powerfully, by virtue of, by dint of, a toute force, dos moi pou sto kai kino ten gen, eripuit coelo fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis, fortis cadere cedere non potest.

Strength

N strength, power, energy, vigor, force, main force, physical force, brute force, spring, elasticity, tone, tension, tonicity, stoutness, lustihood, stamina, nerve, muscle, sinew, thews and sinews, physique, pith, pithiness, virtility, vitality, athletics, athleticism, gymnastics, feats of strength, adamant, steel, iron, oak, heart of oak, iron grip, grit, bone, athlete, gymnast, acrobat, superman, Atlas, Hercules, Antaeus, Samson, Cyclops, Goliath, tower of strength, giant refreshed, strengthening, invigoration, refreshment, refocillation, dynamics, statics, strong, mighty, vigorous, forcible, hard, adamantine, stout, robust, sturdy, hardy, powerful, potent, puissant, valid, resistless, irresistible, invincible, proof against, impregnable, unconquerable, indomitable, dominating, inextinguishable, unquenchable, incontestable, more than a match for, overpowering, overwhelming, all powerful, all sufficient, sovereign, able-bodied, athletic, Herculean, Cyclopean, Atlantean, muscular, brawny, wiry, well-knit, broad-shouldered, sinewy, strapping, stalwart, gigantic, manly, man-like, manful, masculine, male, virile, unweakened, unallayed, unwithered, unshaken, unworn, unexhausted, in full force, in full swing, in the plenitude of power, stubborn, thick-ribbed, made of iron, deep-rooted, strong as a lion, strong as a horse, strong as an ox, strong as brandy, sound as a roach, in fine feather, in high feather, built like a brick shithouse, like a giant refreshed, strongly, by force, by main force, our withers are unwrung, Blut und Eisen, coelitus mihi vires, du fort au diable, en habiles gens, ex vi termini, flecti non frangi, he that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves an, inflexible in faith invincible in arms.

Physical Energy

N energy, physical energy, force, power, keenness, intensity, vigor, strength, elasticity, go, high pressure, fire, rush, acrimony, acritude, causiticity, virulence, poignancy, harshness, severity, edge, point, pungency, cantharides, seasoning, activity, agitation, effervescence, ferment, fermentation, ebullition, splutter, perturbation, stir, bustle, voluntary energy, quicksilver, resolution, exertion, excitation, strong, energetic, forcible, active, intense, deep-dyed, severe, keen, vivid, sharp, acute, incisive, trenchant, brisk, rousing, irritation, poignant, virulent, caustic, corrosive, mordant, harsh, stringent, double-edged, double-shotted, double- distilled, drastic, escharotic, racy, potent, radioactive, strongly, fortiter in re, with telling effect, the steam is up, vires acquirit eundo, the race by vigor not by vaunts is won.

Tenacity

N tenacity, toughness, strength, (cohesion), grip, grasp, stickiness, (cohesion), sequacity, stubbornness (obstinacy), glue, cement, glutinousness, sequaciousness, viscidity, (semiliquidity), leather, white leather, whitleather, gristle, cartilage, unbreakability, tensile strength, tenacious, tough, strong, resisting, sequacious, stringy, gristly cartilaginous, leathery, coriaceous, tough as whitleather, stubborn, unbreakable, indivisible, atomic.

Animality

N animality, animal life, animation, animality, animalization, animalness, corporeal nature, human system, breath, flesh, flesh and blood, physique, strength, fleshly, human, corporeal.


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