Synonyms for powerful

Synonyms for (adjective) powerful

Synonyms: herculean, powerful

Definition: displaying superhuman strength or power

Usage: herculean exertions

Similar words: superhuman

Definition: above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance

Usage: superhuman beings; superhuman strength; soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery


Synonyms: powerful

Definition: having great power or force or potency or effect

Usage: the most powerful government in western Europe; his powerful arms; a powerful bomb; the horse's powerful kick; powerful drugs; a powerful argument

Similar words: omnipotent, all-powerful, almighty

Definition: having unlimited power


Similar words: coercive

Definition: serving or intended to coerce

Usage: authority is directional instead of coercive


Similar words: compelling

Definition: driving or forcing

Usage: compelling ambition


Similar words: mighty

Definition: having or showing great strength or force or intensity

Usage: struck a mighty blow; the mighty logger Paul Bunyan; the pen is mightier than the sword- Bulwer-Lytton


Similar words: muscular

Definition: having or suggesting great physical power or force

Usage: the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony


Similar words: strong, potent

Definition: having or wielding force or authority

Usage: providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons


Similar words: puissant

Definition: powerful


Similar words: regent

Definition: acting or functioning as a regent or ruler

Usage: prince-regent


Similar words: regnant, reigning, ruling

Definition: exercising power or authority


Synonyms: powerful, potent

Definition: having great influence

Similar words: influential

Definition: having or exercising influence or power

Usage: an influential newspaper; influential leadership for peace


Synonyms: brawny, powerful, muscular, sinewy, hefty

Definition: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

Usage: a hefty athlete; a muscular boxer; powerful arms

Similar words: strong

Definition: having strength or power greater than average or expected

Usage: a strong radio signal; strong medicine; a strong man


Synonyms: knock-down, powerful

Definition: strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

Usage: a knock-down blow

Similar words: strong

Definition: having strength or power greater than average or expected

Usage: a strong radio signal; strong medicine; a strong man