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- 1. strength, property
- usage: the property of being physically or mentally strong; "fatigue sapped his strength"
- 2. military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture, capability, capableness
- usage: capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war; "we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"
- 3. force, forcefulness, strength, intensity, intensiveness
- usage: physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"
- 4. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength, asset, plus
- usage: an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"
- 5. persuasiveness, strength, power, powerfulness
- usage: the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty; "the strength of his argument settled the matter"
- 6. intensity, strength, intensity level, magnitude
- usage: the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation); "he adjusted the intensity of the sound"; "they measured the station's signal strength"
- 7. potency, effectiveness, strength, power, powerfulness
- usage: capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"
- 8. strength, prosperity, successfulness
- usage: the condition of financial success; "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks"
- 9. lastingness, durability, enduringness, strength, permanence, permanency
- usage: permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"
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