Definition of strong

1. Capable of producing great physical force.
A big strong man; Jake was tall and strong
2. Capable of withstanding great physical force.
A strong foundation; good strong shoes
3. Fast moving water, wind, etc, which has a lot of power.
The man was nearly drowned after a strong undercurrent swept him out to sea.
4. Determined; unyielding.
He is strong in the face of adversity.
5. Highly stimulating to the senses.
A strong light; a strong taste
6. Having an offensive or intense odor or flavor.
A strong smell
7. Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient.
A strong cup of coffee; a strong medicine
8. Having a high alcoholic content.
A strong drink
She gets up, and pours herself a strong one. - Eagles, Lying Eyes
9. Inflecting in a different manner than the one called weak, such as Germanic verbs which change vowels.
A strong verb
10. That completely ionizes into anions and cations in a solution.
A strong acid;  a strong base
11. Not easily subdued or taken.
A strong position
12. Impressive, good.
You're working with troubled youth in your off time? That’s strong!
13. Having a specified number of people or units.
The enemy's army force was five thousand strong.
14. Severe very bad or intense
15. Having a wide range of logical consequences; widely applicable. (Often contrasted with a weak statement which it implies.)
16. Convincing.
17. In a strong manner.
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A pair of strong horses trained for war, would pull a chariot carrying two brave soldiers.
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Germany was an economically strong country, perhaps with a difficult language, but I would surely have the chance to learn a lot there.
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People admire Salma for being so strong.
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It takes a strong and dedicated group of people to make these sacrifices.
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Others admire those people with strong characters, so this will definitely benefit you in the future.
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Suddenly I was looking up at him; a strong and handsome soldier.
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“Consul,” he said, without any other preamble, “I have strong reasons for believing that our man has made passage on board the Mongolia.”
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“But we can go on foot. I will beg. I am strong, and you feel young when you see gold in front of you.”
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“No!” stated the count again, and he put such a strong emphasis on the word that Cedric jumped in his chair.
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Are they less strong than the others?
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