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Definition of "strong" []

  • Physically powerful; capable of exerting great physical force. (adjective)
  • Marked by great physical power: a strong blow to the head. (adjective)
  • In good or sound health; robust: a strong constitution; a strong heart. (adjective)
  • Economically or financially sound or thriving: a strong economy. (adjective)
  • Having force of character, will, morality, or intelligence: a strong personality. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "strong" in a sentence
  • "-- There is certainly a strong likeness between the Marquis and Lord Darcey; -- _so strong_, that when I first beheld his Lordship I was quite struck with surprize."
  • ""_Make him strong, O God, -- make him strong_," requested William Sewall, fervently."
  • "They say, poor suitors have strong breaths; they shall know we have _strong arms, too_."