Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: strength

1. strength (om egenskab) the property of being physically or mentally strong


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFatigue sapped his strength.


Mindre specifikke termerproperty


Mere specifikke termerbrawn, brawniness, dynamism, endurance, firmness, good part, hardiness, heartiness, heftiness, huskiness, indomitability, invincibility, invulnerability, lustiness, might, mightiness, muscle, muscularity, power, robustness, ruggedness, sinew, soundness, stalwartness, stoutness, sturdiness, toughness, validity, vigor, vigour


Kendetegnerdelicate, rugged, strong, weak


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)weakness

2. strength (om egenskab) capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe faced an army of great strength.
Politicians have neglected our military posture.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)military capability, military posture, military strength, posture


Mindre specifikke termercapability, capableness


Mere specifikke termerfirepower, sea power


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. strength (om egenskab) physical energy or intensity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force, forcefulness


Mindre specifikke termerintensity, intensiveness


Mere specifikke termerbrunt, energy, impulse, momentum, vigor, vigour, zip

4. strength (om egenskab) an asset of special worth or utility


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCooking is his forte.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forte, long suit, metier, speciality, specialty, strong point, strong suit


Mindre specifikke termerasset, plus


Mere specifikke termergreen fingers, green thumb


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)weak point

5. strength (om egenskab) 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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe strength of his argument settled the matter.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)persuasiveness


Mindre specifikke termerpower, powerfulness


Mere specifikke termerconvincingness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unpersuasiveness

6. strength (om egenskab) the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe adjusted the intensity of the sound.
They measured the station's signal strength.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)intensity, intensity level


Mindre specifikke termermagnitude


Mere specifikke termeracoustic power, candlepower, field intensity, field strength, half-intensity, light intensity, radio brightness, sound pressure level, threshold level

7. strength (om egenskab) capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe toxin's potency.
The strength of the drinks.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effectiveness, potency


Mindre specifikke termerpower, powerfulness


Kendetegnerimpotent, potent, stiff, strong

8. strength (om tilstand) the condition of financial success


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe strength of the company's stock in recent weeks.


Mindre specifikke termerprosperity, successfulness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)weakness

9. strength (om egenskab) permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey advertised the durability of their products.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)durability, enduringness, lastingness


Mindre specifikke termerpermanence, permanency


Mere specifikke termerchangelessness, continuity, everlastingness, indestructibility, persistence, tensile strength









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