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.
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.)
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.
Germany was an economically strong country, perhaps with a difficult language, but I would surely have the chance to learn a lot there.
People admire Salma for being so strong.
It takes a strong and dedicated group of people to make these sacrifices.
Others admire those people with strong characters, so this will definitely benefit you in the future.
Suddenly I was looking up at him; a strong and handsome soldier.
“Consul,” he said, without any other preamble, “I have strong reasons for believing that our man has made passage on board the Mongolia.”
“But we can go on foot. I will beg. I am strong, and you feel young when you see gold in front of you.”
“No!” stated the count again, and he put such a strong emphasis on the word that Cedric jumped in his chair.
Are they less strong than the others?