Complete Definition of "strong"

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Etymology
From ME. < OE. strang.

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) AHD|strŏng, IPA|/stɹɒŋ/, SAMPA|/strQN/
(General American|US) AHD|strŏng, IPA|/stɹɑŋ/, SAMPA|/strAN/
audio|en-us-strong.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɒŋ|-ɒŋ

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. capable of produce|producing great physical force.

#:a strong man

  1. capable of withstanding great physical force

#:a strong foundation

  1. determined, unyielding

#:He is strong in the face of adversity.

  1. highly stimulating to the senses

#:a strong light
#:a strong taste

  1. having an offensive or intense odor or flavor

#:a strong smell

  1. having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient

#:a strong cup of coffee
#:a strong medicine

  1. having a high alcoholic content

#:a strong drink

  1. grammar irregular

#:a strong verb

  1. military not easily subdued or taken

#:a strong position

  1. slang US impressive, good

#:You’re working with troubled youth in your off time? That’s strong!

Synonyms
(capable of producing great physical force): forceful
(capable of withstanding great physical force): durable
(determined, unyielding): ardent, determined, unyielding, zealous
(highly stimulating to the senses): extreme, intense
(having an offensive or intense odor or flavor): rank
(having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient): concentrated, potent
(having a high alcoholic content): hard
(grammar: irregular): irregular
(military: not easily subdued or taken): impregnable, inviolable, secure, unassailable, unattackable

Antonyms
(capable of producing great physical force): forceless, weak
(having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient): diluted, impotent, weak
(grammar: irregular): regular, weak
(military: not easily subdued or taken): weak

Translations
trans-top|capable of producing great physical force
Arabic: ARchar|قوي unicode|(qawí)
Chinese: 強的, 强的 (qiángde)
Czech: silný m
Danish: stærk
Dutch: sterk, krachtig
Esperanto: forta
Finnish: vahva, voimakas, väkevä
French: fort
German: stark
Hebrew: חזק (khazak)
Hungarian: erős
Italian: forte
trans-mid
Japanese: 強い (つよい, tsuyoi)
Korean: 세다 (seda), 강하다 (ganghada)
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|به‌قوه‌ت|trba qoat|scKUchar
Persian: ARchar|قوی (ghavi)
Portuguese: forte
Russian: сильный (síl’nyj), мощный (móšnyj)
Scottish Gaelic: làidir, cumhachdach, lùthmhor, neartmhor, treun
Serbian: silan, goroloman
Spanish: fuerte
Swedish: kraftfull, stark
Telugu: బలమైన (balamaina)
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trans-top|capable of withstanding great physical force
Danish: stærk
Dutch: sterk, stevig
Finnish: vahva, kestävä, luja, vankka
French: solide
German: stark
Hebrew: חזק (khazak), עמיד (‘amíd)
trans-mid
Korean: 굳세다 (gutseda)
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|به‌هێز|trba haez|scKUchar, t|ku|توند|trtond|scKUchar
Portuguese: forte, resistente
Russian: прочный (próčnyj), крепкий (kr'épkij), стойкий (stójkij)
Scottish Gaelic: làidir
Serbian: silan, goroloman, krepak
Spanish: resistente
Swedish: hållfast, stadig, stark
Telugu: దృఢమైన (druDhamaina)
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trans-top|determined, unyielding
Danish: stærk
Dutch: sterk, standvastig
Finnish: luja
French: fort
Hebrew: נחוש (nakhúsh)
Korean: 굳세다 (gutseda)
trans-mid
Portuguese: forte
Russian: стойкий (stójkij)]]
Scottish Gaelic: làidir
Swedish: energisk, stark
Telugu: దృఢమైన (druDhamaina)
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trans-top|highly stimulating to the senses
Dutch: sterk, krachtig
Finnish: vahva, voimakas
French: fort
Korean: 세다 (seda)
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|به‌قوه‌ت
Portuguese: forte
Russian: резкий (r'ézkij)
Swedish: mustig, stark
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trans-top|having an offensive or intense odor or flavor
Dutch: sterk, krachtig
Finnish: voimakas, väkevä
French: fort
Korean: 짙다 (jitda)
trans-mid
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|به‌قوه‌ت|trba qoat|scKUchar, t|ku|که‌سکوون|trkaskoon|scKUchar
Portuguese: forte
Russian: резкий (r'ézkij), яркий (járkij) color
Swedish: frän, stark, skarp
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trans-top|having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient
Danish: stærk
Dutch: sterk, geconcentreerd
Finnish: väkevä
French: fort
Hebrew: מרוכז (mrukaz)
Korean: 짙다 (jitda)
trans-mid
Portuguese: forte
Russian: крепкий (kr'épkij), сильнодействующий (sil'nod'éjstvujuš'ij)
Swedish: stark
Telugu: గాఢమైన (gaaDhamaina)
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trans-top|having a high alcoholic content
Dutch: sterk
Finnish: väkevä
French: fort
trans-mid
Portuguese: forte
Russian: крепкий (kr'épkij)
Scottish Gaelic: làidir
Swedish: stark
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trans-top|grammar: irregular
Danish: uregelmæssig
Dutch: sterk (not: onregelmatig)
Finnish: vahva, ((epäsäännöllinen]]
French: fort (in some languages), irrégulier
trans-mid
Portuguese: forte (only in some languages), irregular
Russian: сильный (síl'nyj), неправильный (n'eprávil'nyj)
Swedish: oregelbunden, stark
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trans-top|military: not easily subdued or taken
Dutch: sterk
Finnish: vahva
French: fort
Korean: 굳세다 (gutseda)
trans-mid
Russian: мощный (móšnyj)
Swedish: stark
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trans-top|impressive

Dutch: sterk, kras
Finnish: siisti
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Chinese: 强壮的, 坚固的 (jiāngù de)
ttbc|Estonian: tugev
ttbc|German: stark (1,2,3,4,5,6), kräftig (1,4)
ttbc|Ido: forta
ttbc|Irish: láidir
ttbc|Italian: forte
ttbc|Japanese: 強い (つよい, tsuyoi), 強力な (きょうりょくな, kyōryokuna), 激しい (はげしい, hageshii)
ttbc|Polish: silny m, silna f, silne n
ttbc|Spanish: fuerte, resistente
ttbc|Tzotzil: tzotz

Related terms
strength

Adverb
strong

  1. in a strong manner

Synonyms
(in a strong manner) forcefully, powerfully, vigorously, strongly

Antonyms
(in a strong manner) forcelessly, powerlessly, weakly

Translations
trans-top|in a strong manner
trans-mid
Swedish: krafigt, kraftfullt, starkt
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Derived terms
strong personality

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Positive words


Tok Pisin

Adjective
strong

  1. Capable of producing great physical force; strong#English|strong.
  2. Capable of withstanding great physical force; strong#English|strong.
  3. Determined, unyielding.

ar:strong
el:strong
es:strong
fa:strong
fr:strong
ko:strong
io:strong
id:strong
it:strong
kk:strong
ku:strong
hu:strong
ja:strong
pl:strong
pt:strong
simple:strong
sr:strong
fi:strong
ta:strong
te:strong
vi:strong
tr:strong
uk:strong

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