Synonyms for potential

Synonyms for (noun) potential

Synonyms: potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltage, electric potential

Definition: the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts

Similar words: electrical phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon involving electricity

Synonyms: potency, potential, potentiality

Definition: the inherent capacity for coming into being

Similar words: possibility, possibleness

Definition: capability of existing or happening or being true

Usage: there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

Synonyms for (adj) potential

Synonyms: possible, potential

Definition: existing in possibility

Usage: a potential problem; possible uses of nuclear power

Similar words: latent

Definition: potentially existing but not presently evident or realized

Usage: a latent fingerprint; latent talent

Synonyms: potential, likely

Definition: expected to become or be; in prospect

Usage: potential clients

Similar words: prospective

Definition: of or concerned with or related to the future

Usage: prospective earnings; a prospective mother; a prospective bride; the statute is solely prospective in operation

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