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strong

 (strông)
adj. strong·er, strong·est
1.
a. Physically powerful; capable of exerting great physical force.
b. Marked by great physical power: a strong blow to the head.
2. In good or sound health; robust: a strong constitution; a strong heart.
3. Economically or financially sound or thriving: a strong economy.
4. Having force of character, will, morality, or intelligence: a strong personality.
5. Having or showing ability or achievement in a specified field: students who are strong in chemistry.
6. Capable of the effective exercise of authority: a strong leader.
7.
a. Capable of withstanding force or wear; solid, tough, or firm: a strong building; a strong fabric.
b. Having great binding strength: a strong adhesive.
8. Not easily captured or defeated: a strong flank; a strong defense.
9. Not easily upset; resistant to harmful or unpleasant influences: strong nerves; a strong stomach.
10. Having force or rapidity of motion: a strong current.
11.
a. Persuasive, effective, and cogent: a strong argument.
b. Forceful and pointed; emphatic: a strong statement.
c. Forthright and explicit, often offensively so: strong language.
12. Extreme; drastic: had to resort to strong measures.
13. Having force of conviction or feeling; uncompromising: strong faith; a strong supporter.
14. Intense in degree or quality: a strong emotion; strong motivation.
15.
a. Having an intense or offensive effect on the senses: strong light; strong vinegar; strong cologne.
b. Clear and loud: a strong voice.
c. Readily noticeable; remarkable: a strong resemblance; a strong contrast.
d. Readily detected or received: a strong radio signal.
16.
a. Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient: mixed a strong solution of bleach and water.
b. Containing a considerable percentage of alcohol: strong punch.
c. Powerfully effective: a strong painkiller.
17. Of or relating to a color having a high degree of saturation.
18. Having a specified number of units or members: a military force 100,000 strong.
19. Marked by steady or rising prices: a strong market.
20. Linguistics
a. Of or relating to those verbs in Germanic languages that form their past tense by a change in stem vowel, and their past participles by a change in stem vowel and sometimes by adding the suffix -(e)n, as sing, sang, sung or tear, tore, torn.
b. Of or relating to the inflection of nouns or adjectives in Germanic languages with endings that historically did not contain a suffix with an n.
21. Stressed or accented in pronunciation or poetic meter. Used of a word or syllable.
adv.
In a strong, powerful, or vigorous manner; forcefully: a salesperson who comes on too strong.

[Middle English, from Old English strang.]

strong′ish adj.
strong′ly adv.

strongly

You use strongly when you are talking about people's feelings or attitudes. For example, if you strongly object to something, you object to it very much.

I feel very strongly that we have a duty to help.
Supporters of Green parties are usually strongly against nuclear power.

You can say that you strongly advise or strongly recommend something to mean that you believe very definitely that someone should do it, use it, etc.

I strongly advise you to get someone to help you.
I would strongly recommend a Vitamin B supplement.

Be Careful!
Don't use 'strongly' to describe the way someone holds something. Instead, use tightly or firmly.

He gripped the railing tightly in his right hand.
He held her arm firmly.

Be Careful!
Don't say that a person works 'strongly'. Say that they work hard.

He had worked hard all his life.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.strongly - with strength or in a strong manner; "argues very strongly for his proposal"; "he was strongly opposed to the government"
weakly - in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree; "weakly agreed to a compromise"; "wheezed weakly"; "he was weakly attracted to her"
2.strongly - in a powerful manner; "the federal government replaced the powerfully pro-settler Sir Godfrey Huggins with the even tougher and more determined ex-trade unionist"
Translations
بِقُوَةبِقُوَّه
silně
stærkt
vahvasti
snažno
sterklega
強く
튼튼하게
silne
močno
starkt
อย่างแข็งแรง
mạnh

strongly

[ˈstrɒŋlɪ] ADV
1. (= sturdily) strongly built [person] → de constitución fuerte or robusta
strongly constructed or made or built [furniture, structure] → de construcción sólida
2. (= firmly) [recommend, advise] → encarecidamente; [believe, suspect] → firmemente
I would strongly urge you to reconsiderle ruego encarecidamente que recapacite
I feel very strongly thatcreo firmemente que ...
I strongly disagree with the decisionestoy totalmente en desacuerdo con la decisión
he is a man with strongly held viewses un hombre de convicciones firmes
strongly recommended [book, film] → muy recomendado
3. (= vehemently)
3.1. (with verb) [criticize] → duramente; [oppose, support, protest, react] → enérgicamente; [deny] → tajantemente, rotundamente; [defend, argue] → firmemente
a strongly worded letteruna carta subida de tono
3.2. (with adj, prep) the mood here is still very strongly anti-Britishel clima aquí continúa siendo profundamente antibritánico
to be strongly against or opposed to sthestar totalmente en contra de algo, oponerse enérgicamente a algo
to be strongly critical of sth/sbcriticar duramente algo/a algn
to be strongly in favour of sthestar totalmente a favor de algo
4. (= powerfully) [indicate] → claramente
she was strongly attracted to himsentía una fuerte atracción hacia él, se sentía fuertemente atraída hacia él
if you feel strongly about this issuesi este tema te parece que es importante ...
his early works were strongly influenced by jazzsus primeras obras estaban muy influenciadas por el jazz
he reminds me strongly of his uncleme recuerda mucho a su tío
to smell/taste strongly of sthtener un fuerte olor/sabor a algo, oler/saber mucho a algo
I'm strongly tempted to accompany youme siento muy tentado a acompañarte
she is strongly tipped to become party leaderes una de las favoritas para convertirse en líder del partido
5. (= prominently)
to feature or figure strongly in sthocupar un lugar destacado or prominente en algo
two stories feature strongly in today's papershay dos noticias que ocupan un lugar destacado or prominente en los periódicos de hoy
fish features strongly in the Japanese dietel pescado ocupa un lugar destacado or prominente en la dieta japonesa

strongly

[ˈstrɒŋli] adv
(= solidly) [constructed, made] → solidement
strongly built [person, building] → solidement bâti
(= with force) [pull, tug, blow] → fortement
(= intensely) strongly flavoured → au goût fort
strongly coloured → aux couleurs intenses
to smell strongly of sth → sentir fort qch
He smelt strongly of tobacco → Il sentait fort le tabac.
[influenced, motivated] → fortement
(= forcefully) [oppose, criticize, recommend, advise] → fortement; [deny, believe, argue] → fermement
We recommend strongly that → Nous recommandons fortement que ...
I would strongly advise you against such an action → Je vous déconseille fortement d'agir ainsi.
to feel strongly about sth (= deeply)
I feel strongly about it → C'est une question qui me tient particulièrement à cœur. (= negatively) → J'y suis profondément opposé(e).
I don't feel strongly about it → ça m'est égal
a strongly-worded statement → une déclaration musclée, un communiqué musclé

strongly

adv
(physically) → stark; kick, grip, shinekräftig; fight, attackheftig; builtsolide, stabil; (person) → kräftig; markedstark
(mentally) influence, suspect, tempt, intereststark; desiresehr; believefest; to feel strongly about somebody/something ? strong ADJ c
(= powerfully)stark; protest, defendheftig, energisch; pleadinständig; supportkräftig; sensezutiefst; answer, wordedin starken Worten; strongly anti-Americanstark antiamerikanisch; he spoke strongly against iter sprach sich entschieden dagegen aus; I strongly advise you …ich möchte Ihnen dringend(st) raten; I feel very strongly that …ich vertrete entschieden die Meinung, dass …; he is a man with strongly held viewser ist ein Mann mit sehr festen Ansichten; to be strongly recommendedbesonders or nachdrücklich empfohlen werden; to be strongly in favour of somethingetw sehr or stark befürworten; to be strongly opposed to or against somethingetw scharf ablehnen; to be strongly critical of somebody/somethingeine sehr kritische Haltung gegenüber jdm/etw haben; to react strongly to somethingheftig auf etw (acc)reagieren
(= markedly) her accent sounded strongly northernsie hatte einen auffallend norddeutschen/-englischen etc Akzent; vegetables featured strongly on the menuauf der Speisekarte war Gemüse besonders stark vertreten; to smell/taste strongly of somethingstark nach etw riechen/schmecken

strongly

[ˈstrɒŋlɪ] adv (made, built) → solidamente; (tempted, influenced) → fortemente; (remind) → moltissimo; (protest, support, argue) → energicamente; (believe) → fermamente; (feel) → profondamente, intensamente
to feel strongly about sth → avere molto a cuore qc
she strongly resembles her mother → somiglia molto a sua madre
it smells strongly of garlic → ha un forte odore di aglio
a strongly-worded letter → una lettera dura

strong

(stroŋ) adjective
1. firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc. strong furniture; a strong castle; a strong wind; She's a strong swimmer; He has a very strong will/personality; He has never been very strong (= healthy); He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table.
2. very noticeable; very intense. a strong colour; a strong smell.
3. containing a large amount of the flavouring ingredient. strong tea.
4. (of a group, force etc) numbering a particular amount. An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town.
ˈstrongly adverb
strength (streŋθ) noun
1. the quality of being strong. He got his strength back slowly after his illness; I hadn't the strength to resist him.
2. the number of people etc in a force, organization etc, considered as an indication of its power or effectiveness. The force is below strength.
strengthen (ˈstreŋθən) verb
to make or become strong or stronger. He did exercises to strengthen his muscles; The wind strengthened.
ˈstrongbox noun
a safe or box for valuables.
strong drink
alcoholic liquors.
ˈstronghold noun
a fort, fortress or castle etc.
strong language
swearing or abuse.
ˌstrong-ˈminded adjective
having determination.
strong point
a quality, skill etc in which a person excels. Arithmetic isn't one of my strong points.
strongroom noun
a room specially constructed for keeping valuable articles, with thick walls and a heavy steel door etc.
on the strength of
relying on. On the strength of this offer of money, we plan to start building soon.

strongly

بِقُوَة silně stærkt stark έντονα enérgicamente vahvasti fortement snažno fortemente 強く 튼튼하게 sterk sterkt silnie fortemente сильно starkt อย่างแข็งแรง kuvvetle mạnh 强烈地
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Jo understood why Laurie `primmed up his mouth' when speaking of Kate, for that young lady had a standoff-don't-touch-me air, which contrasted strongly with the free and easy demeanor of the other girls.
Tom Willard had a passion for village politics and for years had been the leading Democrat in a strongly Republican community.
NOTES: [1] The Bohemian name Antonia is strongly accented on the first syllable, like the English name Anthony, and the `i' is, of course, given the sound of long `e'.
Encouraged by his opinion, Alice did what her pious inclinations, and her keen relish for gentle sounds, had before so strongly urged.
When Jessie strongly objected to the pronounced manners of a certain widow, whose actual present wealth and pecuniary influence condoned for a more uncertain prehistoric past, Mr.
Still, her native kindliness was brought strongly into play, not by what was darkly picturesque in his situation, nor so much, even, by the finer graces of his character, as by the simple appeal of a heart so forlorn as his to one so full of genuine sympathy as hers.
A soldier -- New England's most distinguished soldier -- he stood firmly on the pedestal of his gallant services; and, himself secure in the wise liberality of the successive administrations through which he had held office, he had been the safety of his subordinates in many an hour of danger and heart-quake General Miller was radically conservative; a man over whose kindly nature habit had no slight influence; attaching himself strongly to familiar faces, and with difficulty moved to change, even when change might have brought unquestionable improvement.
But to my surprise and no small concern, Queequeg now gave me to understand, that he had been diligently consulting Yojo --the name of his black little god --and Yojo had told him two or three times over, and strongly insisted upon it everyway, that instead of our going together among the whaling-fleet in harbor, and in concert selecting our craft; instead of this, I say, Yojo earnestly enjoined that the selection of the ship should rest wholly with me, inasmuch as Yojo purposed befriending us; and, in order to do so, had already pitched upon a vessel, which, if left to myself, I, Ishmael, should infallibly light upon, for all the world as though it had turned out by chance; and in that vessel I must immediately ship myself, for the present irrespective of Queequeg.
So strongly did he work upon his disciples among the crew, that at last in a body they went to the captain and told him if Gabriel was sent from the ship, not a man of them would remain.
I could not understand much of what they said, but I found they thought, if I had gone on as the master wanted me, most likely the bridge would have given way under us, and horse, chaise, master, and man would have fallen into the river; and as the current was flowing very strongly, and there was no light and no help at hand, it was more than likely we should all have been drowned.
Having, naturally, an organization in which the morale was strongly predominant, together with a greater breadth and cultivation of mind than obtained among his companions, he was looked up to with great respect, as a sort of minister among them; and the simple, hearty, sincere style of his exhortations might have edified even better educated persons.
Columbus felt the westward tendency more strongly than any before.