Synonyms for power

Synonyms for (noun) power

Synonyms: power, might, mightiness

Definition: physical strength

Similar words: strength

Definition: the property of being physically or mentally strong

Usage: fatigue sapped his strength


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition

Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning


Synonyms: exponent, power, index

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

Similar words: mathematical notation

Definition: a notation used by mathematicians


Synonyms: superpower, great power, major power, world power, power

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

Similar words: res publica, state, country, commonwealth, body politic, nation, land

Definition: a politically organized body of people under a single government

Usage: the state has elected a new president; African nations; students who had come to the nation's capitol; the country's largest manufacturer; an industrialized land


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

Definition: a very wealthy or powerful businessman

Usage: an oil baron

Similar words: businessman, man of affairs

Definition: a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: causal agency, causal agent, cause

Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results


Synonyms: power

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

Similar words: physical phenomenon

Definition: a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

Synonyms for (verb) power

Synonyms: power

Definition: supply the force or power for the functioning of

Usage: The gasoline powers the engines

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests