strong meaning

  • Strong may refer to:
  • AdjectiveCOMstrongerSUPstrongest
    1. Capable of producing great physical force.
      1. a big strong man; Jake was tall and strong
    2. Capable of withstanding great physical force.
      1. a strong foundation; good strong shoes ‎
    3. fast moving water, wind, etc, which has a lot of power.
      1. The man was nearly drowned after a strong undercurrent swept him out to sea. ‎
    4. Determined; unyielding.
      1. It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant as talking; just to watch was pleasant. The young priests who lived here wore cassocks and birettas; their faces were fine and mild, yet really strong, like the rector's face; and in their intercourse with him and his wife they seemed to be brothers.
    5. Highly stimulating to the senses.
      1. a strong light; a strong taste ‎
    6. Having an offensive or intense odor or flavor.
      1. a strong smell ‎
    7. Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient.
      1. a strong cup of coffee; a strong medicine ‎
    8. (specifically) Having a high alcoholic content.
      1. a strong drink ‎
      2. She gets up, and pours herself a strong one. - Eagles, Lying Eyes
    9. (grammar) Inflecting in a different manner than the one called weak, such as Germanic verbs which change vowels.
      1. a strong verb ‎
    10. (chemistry) That completely ionizes into anions and cations in a solution.
      1. a strong acid;  a strong base ‎
    11. (military) Not easily subdued or taken.
      1. a strong position ‎
    12. SLA (US) Impressive, good.
      1. You're working with troubled youth in your off time? That’s strong! ‎
    13. Having a specified number of people or units.
      1. The enemy's army force was five thousand strong. ‎
    14. (of a disease or symptom) severe (very bad or intense).
      1. (mathematics, logic) Having a wide range of logical consequences; widely applicable. (Often contrasted with a weak statement which it implies.).
        1. Convincing.
        2. AdverbCOMstrongerSUPstrongest
          1. In a strong manner.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • All judges are elected, and there is a strong tendency to reëlect indefinitely.
              • Thioglycollates are potential skin-sensitising agents, and strong solutions can cause serious damage to the skin because of their keratolytic action.
              • a slave to passion, to strong drink, or to ambition
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Strong waters pierce metals, and will touch upon gold, that will not touch upon silver.
              • Strong eyeliner game, but as a romanticisation of eternal unfulfilment and dysfunctional relationships, not a great blueprint for life.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • He knew if he didn't stand up for himself, he'd be punked out by someone stronger.
              • Fabrics needed to be lightweight, gasproof, and strong.
              • To widespread surprise and some unease, though, the merkelling chancellor has been transformed. She has found a new voice that is simple and strong.

          Meaning of strong for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "strong" is an adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Adverbs
                • Uncomparable adverbs
              Difficultness: Level 1
              Easy     ➨     Difficult
              Definiteness: Level 9
              Definite    ➨     Versatile
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