strong
[strɒŋ]
ADJECTIVE
stronger (comparative adjective) · strongest (superlative adjective)
  1. having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks.
    "she cut through the water with her strong arms"
    synonyms:
    powerful · muscular · brawny · well built · powerfully built · strapping ·
    sturdy · hefty · burly · meaty · robust · fit · athletic · vigorous · tough · rugged · stalwart · staunch · mighty · hardy · lusty · Herculean · strong as an ox/horse/lion · beefy · hunky · husky · ripped · shredded · buff · jacked
    antonyms:
    weak · puny
  2. able to withstand force, pressure, or wear.
    "cotton is strong, hard-wearing, and easy to handle"
    synonyms:
    secure · well built · indestructible · well fortified · well defended ·
    antonyms:
  3. very intense.
    "a strong smell"
    antonyms:
  4. used after a number to indicate the size of a group.
    "a hostile crowd several thousands strong"
  5. grammar
    denoting a class of verbs in Germanic languages that form the past tense and past participle by a change of vowel within the stem rather than by addition of a suffix (e.g. swim, swam, swum).Contrasted with weak.
  6. physics
    relating to or denoting the strongest of the known kinds of force between particles, which acts between nucleons and other hadrons when closer than about 10−13 cm (so binding protons in a nucleus despite the repulsion due to their charge), and which conserves strangeness, parity, and isospin.
ORIGIN
Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German streng, also to string.
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How to use strong in a sentence?
her strong work ethic and high standards have garnered respect and support from co-workers and employees alike.
the strong pound has exacerbated the situation by making it much harder for UK companies to compete on price.
the authors advise a variable no-trump opening bid which means weak non-vulnerable and strong vulnerable.
when I grew up it was the Marxism that was very strong, it was like the revolution was coming next week.
despite his strong constitution, constant worry and exposure to the elements had worn him down.
for many international companies Russia's gravitational pull is simply too strong to resist.
for those of you still labouring in that academic vineyard, stay strong and watch your back.
the government were urged to take strong measures against the perpetrators of violence.
the walls are high, the gates are strong, but true love never yet was thus constrained.
if you have strong feelings about the proposal, you should contact the Office at once.
the car's popularity is helped by its high-quality finish and strong diesel engine.
the snake did not have any provision for strong currency nations to help the weak.
we have a strong product but to retain this momentum we must think progressively.
polls suggest the party could establish a strong bridgehead in the constituency.
all sea crossings have been cancelled because of a strong south-western wind.
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How to say strong in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (ADJECTIVE)sterk
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)قوية, قوي, القوي, قويا, أقوياء, الشديد, متينة, قوة, شديدة, القوة
Bangla দৃঢ়
Bosnian (Latin) jaka
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)силна, силен, силни, силно, здрави, сериозни
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)forta, fort, forts, fortes, sòlida, dur, dura, ferm, potent, marcat
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)jak, snažna, jaka, jaki, jake, snažan, jakog, jakom, čvrsto, jako
Czech (ADJECTIVE)silné, pevné, výrazný
Danish (ADJECTIVE)stærk, kraftig, solidt
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)sterke, krachtige, stevige
Estonian (ADJECTIVE)tugev, suurt
Fijian kaukauwa
Filipino malakas
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)vahva, vahvoja, voimakas, ankara
French (ADJECTIVE)forte, solide, puissant, robuste, fortement, ferme, force
German (ADJECTIVE)starke, kräftig, sicheres, feste, stabil, enge
Greek (ADJECTIVE)ισχυρή, έντονη, δυνατή, γερά, σθεναρή
Haitian Creole fòs
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)חזקה, חזק, חזקים, חזקות, החזקה, החזק
(NOUN)סטרונג
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)मजबूत, सशक्त, प्रबल, शक्तिशाली
Hmong Daw muaj zog
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)erős, erőteljes, erősen, határozott, szoros
Icelandic (ADJECTIVE)sterkur, mikil, hraustur, öflugt
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)kuat
Italian (ADJECTIVE)forte, forti, solida, robusto, resistente, forza, potente
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)強い, 強力な, 強く, 強, 強固な, 強力, ストロング, 力強い, 厳密
Kiswahili (ADJECTIVE)imara, nguvu, thabiti, kali, madhubuti, hodari, mkubwa
Klingon HoS
Korean (ADJECTIVE)강한, 강력한, 강해, 강
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)spēcīga, stipra, stingru, izturīgs, cieša, alfabēta, liela, stabila, drošu
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)stiprus, tvirtą, didelį
Malagasy matanjaka
Malay (Latin) (ADJECTIVE)kuat, kukuh, teguh, mantap
Maltese (ADJECTIVE)qawwija, saħħitha, saħħtu
Norwegian Bokmål sterk
Persian (ADJECTIVE)قوی, قدرتمند, محکم
Polish (ADJECTIVE)silne, mocne, mocny, mocna, wytrzymałe
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)forte, sólida, força
Querétaro Otomi xí nze̲di
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)puternic, tari, forte, tare, solide
Russian (ADJECTIVE)сильный, крепкие, прочные, решительной, строгого, твердую, мощный, надежный
Samoan malosi
Serbian (Cyrillic) јака
Serbian (Latin) jaka
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)silný, výrazný, pevné
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)močna, močne, močan, močni, močno, krepek, zapleteno, trdno
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)fuerte, sólida, firme, potente, intensa, resistente, poderosa
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)stark, kraftig
Tahitian puai
Tamil வலுவான
Telugu బలమైన
Thai แข็งแกร่ง
Tongan malohi
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)güçlü, kuvvetli, güçIü, sağlam, kesin, sert
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)сильні, міцні, міцний, міцна, міцне, міцного, міцну, надійний, потужний
Urdu (ADJECTIVE)مضبوط, قوی, زورآور, پختہ, شدید, مستحکم
Vietnamese (ADJECTIVE)mạnh, mạnh mẽ
Welsh (ADJECTIVE)cryf, gref, gryf, cadarn, gadarn, chryf, mawr
Yucatec Maya k'a'am
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