power
[ˈpaʊə]
NOUN
powers (plural noun)
  1. the ability or capacity to do something or act in a particular way.
    "the power of speech" ·
    "I will do everything in my power to help you" · "his powers of concentration"
    antonyms:
  2. the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behaviour of others or the course of events.
    "a political process that offers people power over their own lives" ·
    "she had me in her power"
    synonyms:
    influence · power · authority · weight · sway · control · say · ascendancy ·
    dominance · advantage · pressure · edge · standing · prestige · rank · weightage · pull · clout · muscle · teeth · beef
  3. physical strength and force exerted by something or someone.
    "the power of the storm" ·
    "the lyrical power of his prose"
    antonyms:
    • capacity or performance of an engine or other device.
      "a surge of power from the engine"
      synonyms:
      driving force · horsepower · hp · acceleration · poke · oomph ·
    • denoting a sports player, team, or style of play that makes use of power rather than finesse.
      "a power pitcher"
    • the magnifying capacity of a lens.
  4. energy that is produced by mechanical, electrical, or other means and used to operate a device.
    "generating power from waste" ·
    "power cables"
    synonyms:
    energy · electrical power · nuclear power · solar power · steam power ·
    • electrical energy supplied to an area, building, etc..
      "30,000 homes were left without power"
    • driven by electrical energy.
      "a power drill"
  5. physics
    the rate of doing work, measured in watts or less frequently horse power.
  6. mathematics
    the product obtained when a number is multiplied by itself a certain number of times.
    "2 to the power of 4 equals 16"
  7. dialect
    (a power of)
    a large number or amount of something.
    "there's a power of difference between farming now and when I was a lad"
    synonyms:
    a great deal of · a lot of · much · lots of · loads of · heaps of · masses of ·
    tons of · a deal of
VERB
powers (third person present) · powered (past tense) · powered (past participle) · powering (present participle) · -powered (adjective)
  1. supply (a device) with mechanical or electrical energy.
    "the car is powered by a fuel-injected 3.0-litre engine" ·
    "a nuclear-powered submarine"
    synonyms:
    electrified · charged · powered · connected · active · switched on · hot
    antonyms:
  2. move or travel with great speed or force.
    "he powered round a bend"
    synonyms:
    power · propel · move · push
    • direct (something, especially a ball) with great force.
      "Nicholas powered a header into the net"
ORIGIN
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French poeir, from an alteration of Latin posse ‘be able’.
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Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.

Mohamad Ali

Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.

Mohamad Ali
the system measures engine power at the flywheel with all ancillaries (fan, standard exhaust, etc.) connected.
the Blackhawks were on the power play for almost four minutes in overtime but couldn't get the winning goal.
students perform in hospitals, thereby gaining a deeper awareness of the therapeutic power of music.
some go sky-clad as they feel clothes diminish the power they are seeking from their surroundings.
a fondness for nuclear power was the love that dare not speak its name among green campaigners.
he had a look of unabashed power that only years of experience could brand on to a man's face.
more than 17,000 Ottawans have power again after severe storms damaged the electrical system.
the council represented the real vlast, the real power behind the front men in public office.
in the event of illness, a durable power of attorney enabled her nephew to act as her agent.
money derives its purchasing power entirely from its acceptability as a medium of exchange.
nature reserves were set up around the power stations to mollify local conservationists.
business trend predictors have said some interesting things about the power of networks.
he wasn't sure whether his passion for water power had some deep Freudian significance.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)krag, bevoegdheid, mag, gesag, vermoë
Arabic (NOUN)السلطة, الطاقة, قوة, القوة, طاقة, سلطة, الكهرباء, القدرة, كهرباء, محترف, القوي
Bangla ক্ষমতা
Bosnian (Latin) moć
Bulgarian (NOUN)мощност, власт, силата, сила, захранване, енергия, мощ, правомощия, силови, електрически
Cantonese (Traditional) 權力
Catalan (NOUN)poder, potència, energia, alimentació, elèctrica, força
(VERB)alimentar
Chinese Simplified 权力
Chinese Traditional 權力
Croatian (NOUN)moć, snage, snaga, vlast, napajanje, moći, energije, snagu, struje, električni
Czech (NOUN)napájení, sílu, moc, výkon, moci, energie, pravomoc, spotřeby, elektrické, množství
Danish (NOUN)magt, magten, strøm, kraft, beføjelse, effekt, tænd / sluk, styrken, potens, el
Dutch (NOUN)macht, kracht, vermogen, stroom, bevoegdheid, energie, voeding
Estonian (NOUN)võimu, energiarežiimi, vägi, elektrilised, jõud, toide, toite, volitused, jõudu, õigus
Fijian kaukauwa
Filipino kapangyarihan
Finnish (NOUN)valtaa, teho, voima, virta, eksponentti, vallan, virran, tehon, tehoa, sähkön
French (NOUN)puissance, pouvoir, alimentation, énergie, électrique, force, courant
German (NOUN)macht, Kraft, Strom, Leistung, Energie, Befugnis, Potenz, schalten, Stärke
Greek (NOUN)δύναμη, εξουσία, ισχύος, ισχύς, ενέργειας, ισχύ, ρεύματος, τροφοδοσίας, ηλεκτρικά
Haitian Creole pouvwa
Hebrew (NOUN)כוח, הכוח, צריכת חשמל, חשמל, החשמל, כח, כוחו, העוצמה, עוצמה, מתח, ההפעלה
Hindi (NOUN)शक्ति, पावर, बिजली, सत्ता, विद्युत, ऊर्जा, ताकत
Hmong Daw hwj chim
Hungarian (NOUN)hatalom, erő, teljesítmény, erejét, bekapcsoló, tápfeszültség, tápellátás, energia, hálózati, elektromos
Icelandic (NOUN)máttur, vald, kraft, völd, orku, afl, mátt, styrk, orka, mætti
Indonesian (NOUN)kekuatan, daya, kuasa, listrik, tenaga, berkuasa
Italian (NOUN)potere, potenza, alimentazione, energia, accensione, forza, elettrica, corrente
(VERB)alimentare
Japanese (NOUN)電源, パワー, 電力, 力, 発電, 権力, 動力, 消費電力, 能力, 出力
Kiswahili (NOUN)nguvu, uwezo, uweza, madaraka, kiwashio, nishati, mamlaka, umeme
Klingon ngup
Korean (NOUN)전원, 전력, 파워, 힘, 권력, 동력, 능력
Latvian (NOUN)jauda, strāvas, varas, barošanas, enerģijas, jaudu, varu, pilnvaras, spēku, tiesības
Lithuanian (NOUN)galia, maitinimo, energijos, valdžią, elektros, įjungimo, įgaliojimus, jėga, teisę
Malagasy hery
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)kuasa, janakuasa, tenaga, kekuatan, berkuasa
Maltese (NOUN)qawwa, poter, setgħa, enerġija, potenza, saħħa, forza, elettriku
Norwegian Bokmål strøm
Persian (NOUN)قدرت, برق, انرژی, نیرو, نیروی, تغذیه, توان
Polish (NOUN)moc, zasilania, władzy, mocy, energii, potęga, siła, siłę, siły, uprawnienia
Portuguese (NOUN)poder, potência, energia, alimentação, força, electricidade, elétrica
Querétaro Otomi energía
Romanian (NOUN)putere, alimentare, energie, electrice
Russian (NOUN)мощность, власти, сила, питания, энергии, державы, электроэнергии, полномочия
Samoan mana
Serbian (Cyrillic) напајање
Serbian (Latin) napajanje
Slovak (NOUN)silu, napájania, moc, moci, výkon, energie, právomoc, elektrárne, môcť
Slovenian (NOUN)moč, moči, sila, močjo, energije, napajanje, pooblastilo, elektrarne, oblast, porabe
Spanish (NOUN)poder, energía, potencia, alimentación, eléctrica, corriente, fuerza, encendido
Swedish (NOUN)makt, makten, kraft, driver, ström, effekt, befogenhet, förmåga, styrka
Tahitian mana
Tamil (NOUN)மின்சக்தி, சக்தி
Telugu పవర్
Thai (NOUN)พลังงาน, อำนาจ, พาวเวอร์, พลัง, ไฟฟ้า, ไฟ, เพา, กำลัง
Tongan malohi
Turkish (NOUN)güç, gücü, gücünü, güce, enerji, elektrik, yeti, iktidar, gücüm, kuvvet, güçlü
Ukrainian (NOUN)потужність, влади, живлення, владу, влада, силові, сила, силу, енергії, електроенергії, харчування
Urdu (NOUN)طاقت, پاور, بجلی, اقتدار, قدرت, قوت, توانائی, اختیار, طاقتی, قادر, طاقتوں
Vietnamese (NOUN)quyền lực, sức mạnh, điện, năng lượng, lực, sức, nguồn
Welsh (NOUN)pŵer, bŵer, grym, phŵer, rym, ynni, pwerau, trydan
Yucatec Maya energía
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