Definitions for power

Definitions for (noun) power

Main entry: power, might, mightiness

Definition: physical strength

Main entry: power, powerfulness

Definition: possession of controlling influence

Usage: the deterrent power of nuclear weapons; the power of his love saved her; his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade

Main entry: power, ability

Definition: possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

Usage: danger heightened his powers of discrimination

Main entry: exponent, power, index

Definition: a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

Main entry: superpower, great power, major power, world power, power

Definition: a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

Main entry: power, baron, big businessman, tycoon, top executive, business leader, mogul, king, magnate

Definition: a very wealthy or powerful businessman

Usage: an oil baron

Main entry: power, force

Definition: one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

Usage: the mysterious presence of an evil power; may the force be with you; the forces of evil

Main entry: power

Definition: (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

Main entry: power, office

Definition: (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

Usage: being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage; during his first year in office; during his first year in power; the power of the president

Definitions for (verb) power

Main entry: power

Definition: supply the force or power for the functioning of

Usage: The gasoline powers the engines

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