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Definition of Strong

Strong

  1. Having active physical power, or great physical power to act; having a power of exerting great bodily force; vigorous.
  2. Having passive physical power; having ability to bear or endure; firm; hale; sound; robust; as, a strong constitution; strong health.
  3. 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.
  4. Having great military or naval force; powerful; as, a strong army or fleet; a nation strong at sea.
  5. Having great wealth, means, or resources; as, a strong house, or company of merchants.
  6. Reaching a certain degree or limit in respect to strength or numbers; as, an army ten thousand strong.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Ardent; eager; zealous; earnestly engaged; as, a strong partisan; a strong Whig or Tory.
  10. 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.
  11. Full of spirit; containing a large proportion of alcohol; intoxicating; as, strong liquors.
  12. Affecting any sense powerfully; as, strong light, colors, etc.; a strong flavor of onions; a strong scent.
  13. Solid; nourishing; as, strong meat.
  14. Well established; firm; not easily overthrown or altered; as, a strong custom; a strong belief.
  15. Violent; vehement; earnest; ardent.
  16. 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.
  17. Vigorous; effective; forcible; powerful.
  18. Tending to higher prices; rising; as, a strong market.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.

Strong Quotations

Work hard for what you want because it won't come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.
Leah LaBelle

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. - Mahatma Gandhi
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
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Strong Translations

strong in Afrikaans is sterk
strong in Dutch is krachtig, geducht, sterk, fiks, straf
strong in Finnish is voimakas
strong in French is salement, fort
strong in German is kampfstark
strong in Italian is poderoso, benportante
strong in Latin is infragilis, durus, fortis, validus, potens, firmus
strong in Norwegian is sterk
strong in Portuguese is forte
strong in Spanish is fuerte, poderioso
strong in Swedish is stark
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