Definitions of strong

  1.   used of syllables or musical beats
  2.   strong and sure a firm grasp gave a strong pull on the rope
  3.   able to withstand attack an impregnable fortress fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
  4.   having a strong physiological or chemical effect a potent toxin potent liquor a potent cup of tea
  5.   having or wielding force or authority providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons
  6.   of good quality and condition solidly built a solid foundation several substantial timber buildings
  7.   freshly made or left a warm trail the scent is warm
  8.   having a high alcoholic content hard liquor
  9.   not faint or feeble a strong odor of burning rubber
  10.   grammar of verbs not having standard or regular inflection go' is a strong verb
  11.   of verbs not having standard or regular inflection sing' is a strong verb
  12.   having strength or power greater than average or expected a strong radio signal strong medicine a strong man
  13.   Having active physical power or great physical power to act having a power of exerting great bodily force vigorous
  14.   Having passive physical power having ability to bear or endure firm hale sound robust as a strong constitution strong health
  15.   Solid tough not easily broken or injured able to withstand violence able to sustain attacks not easily subdued or taken as a strong beam a strong rock a strong fortress or town
  16.   Having great military or naval force powerful as a strong army or fleet a nation strong at sea
  17.   Having great wealth means or resources as a strong house or company of merchants
  18.   Reaching a certain degree or limit in respect to strength or numbers as an army ten thousand strong
  19.   Moving with rapidity or force violent forcible impetuous as a strong current of water or wind the wind was strong from the northeast a strong tide
  20.   Adapted to make a deep or effectual impression on the mind or imagination striking or superior of the kind powerful forcible cogent as a strong argument strong reasons strong evidence a strong example strong language
  21.   Ardent eager zealous earnestly engaged as a strong partisan a strong Whig or Tory
  22.   Having virtues of great efficacy or having a particular quality in a great degree as a strong powder or tincture a strong decoction strong tea or coffee
  23.   Full of spirit containing a large proportion of alcohol intoxicating as strong liquors
  24.   Affecting any sense powerfully as strong light colors etc a strong flavor of onions a strong scent
  25.   Solid nourishing as strong meat
  26.   Well established firm not easily overthrown or altered as a strong custom a strong belief
  27.   Violent vehement earnest ardent
  28.   Having great force vigor power or the like as the mind intellect or any faculty as a man of a strong mind memory judgment or imagination
  29.   Vigorous effective forcible powerful
  30.   Tending to higher prices rising as a strong market
  31.   Pertaining to or designating a verb which forms its preterit imperfect by a variation in the root vowel and the past participle usually by the addition of en with or without a change of the root vowel as in the verbs strive strove striven break broke broken drink drank drunk Opposed to weak or regular See Weak
  32.   Applied to forms in Anglo Saxon etc which retain the old declensional endings In the Teutonic languages the vowel stems have held the original endings most firmly and are called strong the stems in n are called weak other constant stems conform or are irregular
  33.   Having bodily or muscular force powerful having endurance healthy vigorous as a strong constitution moving with force violent as a strong wind striking or convincing as a strong wind striking or convincing as a strong argument very able or capable ardent as strong affections deeply earnest as a strong partisan deeply rooted as strong faith firm tough as a strong plank having great resources having great numbers or a definite number as they marched five thousand strong not mild or weak as strong coffee containing much alcohol as strong drink showing tense by changing the root vowel as strong verbs
  34.   Firm having physical power hale healthy able to endure solid well fortified having wealth or resources moving with rapidity impetuous earnest having great vigor as the mind forcible energetic affecting the senses as smell and taste forcibly having a quality in a great degree intoxicating bright intense well established
  35.   STRONGLY
  36.   Having power forcible solid well fortified having resources impetuous vigorous bright intense
  37.   Having ample strength muscular powerful
  38.   Forceful violent energetic effective
  39.   Firm stable
  40.   Well having physical power vigorous firm having ability to bear or endure fortified powerful resourceful violent forcible hale sound cogent zealous of great strength affecting a sense forcibly bright full of spirit intoxicating having great force having great force of mind intellect or any faculty
  41.   Having great strength or ability of body having moral intellectual or material force vigorous healthy muscular robust having the power of exerting great force forcible having passive power adapted to make a deep impression on the mind or on the senses affecting strongly having a particular quality in a great degree intoxicating ardent zealous compact solid not easily overthrown or altered fortified denoting military strength or number as a thousand strong

Antonyms for strong

droopy, unsubstantial, Fuliginous, Challenged, wimpish, uncompelling, undetermined, spicy, ill, failing, run down, dead, alloyed, purposeless, faded, delphic, hazy, embrittled, insipid, squishy, Fainting, adulterate, all in, weak-kneed, soothing, sweet, unprotected, flat, unhealthy, Pooped, unresistant, ineffective, diffident, aweary, tired, defenseless, ambrosial, inconsequential, beaten, perfumed, rickety, light, inscrutable, inept, gentle, unbalanced, incompetent, regular, drained, hazardous, brickle, unskillful, flavorless, unsteady, uncertain, deep, languid, Hamstrung, crispy, worn down, unstable, insecure, faint, unfounded, emasculated, indisposed, wet, small, unpersuasive, vague, flimsy, fatigued, blear, immaterial, tottery, mystic, down-and-out, namby-pamby, shadowy, diseased, short, tender, low, lame, spineless, pulpy, unqualified, invalid, susceptible, spongy, sick, arcane, tapped out, flaccid, watered-down, squashy, pallid, anemic, dilute, ailing, mellow, unable, breakable, unskilled, enfeebled, insignificant, spent, indefinite, little, polluted, bad, shaky, transient, invertebrate, perilous, weakling, effete, crippled, undefined, lank, infirm, unwell, undefended, indistinct, done, debilitated, Handcuffed, elliptical, played out, poorly, tottering, incapable, forceless, punk, unfit, asthenic, flabby, disabled, characterless, dainty, tasteless, spiritless, slight, double-edged, prostrate, Prostrated, pale, fragrant, precarious, nerveless, anaemic, brittle, listless, weary, uncelebrated, savorless, opaque, shoddy, unassured, limp, obscure, logy, Impuissant, yielding, stale, dark, thinned, cryptic, savory, limp-wristed, emaciated, crisp, flowery, murky, smooth, bushed, flaky, friable, wobbly, wan, benign, fruity, fuzzy, foggy, inexpert, ineffectual, unsettled, unsound, ripe, jaded, nameless, beat, gauzy, impotent, wiped out, feeble, weak, aged, diluted, fragile, irresolute, sensitive, mild, woodsy, watery, tuckered, wimpy, delicate, frail, Sickened, nuanced, frangible, airy, ambiguous, floppy, bleary, nonalcoholic, incapacitated, squooshy, unforceful, bland, softened, anonymous, tainted, jerry-built, impure, groundless, perishable, Sapped, mortal, nebulous, unclear, resistless, irrelevant, wasted, contaminated, adulterated, redolent, subtle, exhausted, helpless, blurry, peaky, vulnerable, soft, crumbly, unguarded, scented, balmy, temporary, exposed, equivocal, risky, washed-out, occult, gutless, mushy, enigmatic, faltering, nonabrasive, aromatic, down, wearied, inconclusive, misty, refined, unconvincing, thin, enervated, puny, milk-and-water, unimportant, mysterious, unknown, wishy-washy, worn, ill-defined, indecisive, worn-out, weakened, powerless, exquisite, burned-out, indistinguishable, timid, paralyzed, dim, adynamic.

Quotes of strong

  1. To try and raise a budget for a film that is strictly for adults and both strong and graphic in content is not easy especially when there is pressure to spend serious money on good special effects – Dario Argento
  2. All of the factors that make up a quality city safe streets high paying jobs strong neighborhoods etc emanate from a strong educational premise – Alan Autry
  3. I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq – Ahmed Chalabi
  4. Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury – Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  5. The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background can increase the achievement of children from weak educational backgrounds with no adverse effect on children from strong educational backgrounds – James S. Coleman
  6. He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood He who faces no calamity will need no courage Mysterious though it is the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles – Harry Emerson Fosdick
  7. It's like Branson When I went to Branson there was only 4 acts in there Now you can't count 'em There's so many theatres now that only the strong will survive – Mickey Gilley
  8. It seems strange that almost no other traces of the strong vikings are found in America – Ellsworth Huntington
  9. Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself Fashion is not just beauty it's about good attitude You have to believe in yourself and be strong – Adriana Lima
  10. Border security is a complex issue and will remain a top priority during the 2007 legislative year As Congress works to fix this problem I will continue to push for strong measures that beef up security at our borders – Randy Neugebauer
  11. I worshipped dead men for their strength forgetting I was strong – Vita Sackville-West
  12. Men are strong women are smart but no matter how smart their bellies are always there to betray women and that's their downfall – Simone Schwarz-Bart
  13. That a strong stimulus to such an afferent nerve exciting most or all of its fibres should in regard to a given muscle develop inhibition and excitation concurrently is not surprising – Charles Scott Sherrington
  14. The impulse of the American woman to geld her husband and castrate her sons is very strong – John Steinbeck
  15. I had everything working my way strong as a bull And still I ignored the rules of the game of life – Lawrence Taylor

Usage examples for strong

  1. She was young and strong – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. I'm not strong enough to bear it – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. That could never hurt a strong man like you – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  4. And the beard's a bit strong sir – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  5. It isn't strong enough he said – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  6. We wouldn't have been any too strong with our best line up against 'em ” – Interference and Other Football Stories by Harold M. Sherman
  7. Soon you will be well and strong – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  8. But take take with the strong hand – The Locusts' Years by Mary Helen Fee
  9. “ I shouldn't do so without a strong reason – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  10. At the moment while I write I am well and strong and not old – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. “ I never saw such a strong man – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton
  12. We've got to make young men strong enough to let drink alone – Strangers and Wayfarers by Sarah Orne Jewett
  13. Do you think you would be strong enough – Betty Lee, Freshman by Harriet Pyne Grove
  14. It will be very good this way if you make it so strong as to bear an Egge very boyant ” – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby
  15. Look here Wallingford you're hitting it up rather strong ain't you – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  16. If you think you are strong enough to bear what I am going to say I replied I will talk to you about this – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. Was he strong or was she – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  18. “ I know he is fond of strong tea and I sha'n't forget that – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  19. Do you feel strong enough – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  20. That was what made the man so strong – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard

Rhymes for strong