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Capable of producing great physical force
“Like most of his family, John was a big, tall and strong man.”
Capable of withstanding great physical force
“The house was built on strong foundations.”
Fit and healthy
“The doctor's report says I am still fit and strong.”
(of language or actions) Excessively or unacceptably forceful
“The president was urged to take strong measures to counter the uprising.”
(of persons) Having great power or influence
“There were initial doubts about her abilities but she ultimately proved to be a strong leader.”
(of water, wind, etc.) Possessing or exhibiting force
“The large oak tree was nearly uprooted after a strong tornado swept through the area.”
Determined or passionate in interests or endeavors
“Julia was an activist who was a strong believer in human rights.”
Fervent in feelings or desires
“He still retained strong feelings for the woman who bore his child.”
Highly stimulating to the senses
“A strong and blinding ray of sunshine filtered through the room, illuminating all that was within.”
(of sound heard) Pronounced in volume or depth
“The singer's voice was strong and carried throughout the auditorium.”
Having an offensive and intense odor or flavor
“The strong smell of his flatulence permeated throughout the confines of the elevator.”
Having a pleasant and intense odor
“As she walked through the department store, she could not help but notice the strong fragrance from the perfume department.”
Having a pleasant and intense flavor
“My delicious curry was really strong and spicy.”
(of words spoken) Vulgar or offensive in nature
“He used strong language to voice his displeasure.”
Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient
“I'm desperate for a strong cup of coffee to perk me up this morning.”
Having a high alcoholic content
“Some strong tequila will knock you out in no time.”
(of a disease or symptom) Very bad or severe
“If you have a particularly strong flu, your doctor may check for pneumonia.”
(of an argument) Likely to succeed because of sound reasoning
“Steven Avery was convicted of murder despite a strong case put forward by his defense lawyers.”
In a strong manner
“Exasperated, he complained loudly and strong about the gradual decline of his business.”
Idiomatic phrases for being strong
“John was big, tall and strong.”
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