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potent

strong, mighty, powerful: potent medicine; persuasive, influential: a potent argument
Not to be confused with:
portent – augury, warning, sign: portent of things to come

po·tent

 (pōt′nt)
adj.
1. Possessing inner or physical strength; powerful.
2.
a. Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects: potent liquor; a potent toxin.
b. Exerting or capable of exerting strong influence; cogent: potent arguments.
3. Having great control or authority: "The police were potent only so long as they were feared" (Thomas Burke).
4. Able to achieve and maintain an erection that allows for sexual intercourse. Used of a male.

[Middle English, from Latin potēns, potent-, present participle of posse, to be able; see poti- in Indo-European roots.]

po′tent·ly adv.
po′tent·ness n.

potent

(ˈpəʊtənt)
adj
1. possessing great strength; powerful
2. (of arguments, etc) persuasive or forceful
3. influential or authoritative
4. tending to produce violent physical or chemical effects: a potent poison.
5. (of a male) capable of having sexual intercourse
[C15: from Latin potēns able, from posse to be able]
ˈpotently adv
ˈpotentness n

potent

(ˈpəʊtənt)
adj
(Heraldry) heraldry (of a cross) having flat bars across the ends of the arms
[C17: from obsolete potent a crutch, from Latin potentia power]

po•tent1

(ˈpoʊt nt)

adj.
1. powerful; mighty.
2. cogent; persuasive.
3. producing powerful physical or chemical effects: a potent drug.
4. having or exercising great power or influence.
5. (of a male) capable of sexual intercourse.
[1490–1500; < Latin potent- (s. of potēns), present participle of posse to be able, have power; see -ent]
po′tent•ly, adv.

po•tent2

(ˈpoʊt nt)
adj.
(of a heraldic cross) having a crosspiece at the extremity of each arm.
[1325–75; Middle English potente crutch, variant of potence < French crutch, support < Medieval Latin potentia, Latin: power, potency]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.potent - having great influence
influential - having or exercising influence or power; "an influential newspaper"; "influential leadership for peace"
2.potent - having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
powerful - having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"
3.potent - having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
effective, effectual, efficacious - producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"
fertile - capable of reproducing
powerful - having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"
impotent - lacking power or ability; "Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson; "felt impotent rage"
4.potent - (of a male) capable of copulation
impotent - (of a male) unable to copulate

potent

adjective
1. powerful, commanding, dynamic, dominant, influential, authoritative a potent political force
3. strong, powerful, mighty, vigorous, forceful, efficacious, puissant The drug is extremely potent, but can have unpleasant side-effects.
strong weak, impotent

potent

adjective
1. Having great physical strength:
2. Having a high concentration of the distinguishing ingredient:
3. Having or able to exert great power:
Translations
قوي، فَعّال
mocnýsilný
kraftig
öflugur
potencija
spēcīgsstiprs

potent

[ˈpəʊtənt] ADJpotente, poderoso; [drink] → fuerte; [remedy] → eficaz

potent

[ˈpəʊtənt] adj
[argument, symbol, mix, force, image] → puissant(e)
a potent weapon → une arme puissante
[drink] → fort(e); [drug] → puissant(e)
(= able to have sex) [man] → viril

potent

adj drink, drug, charm, motive etcstark; argument, reason etcdurchschlagend; weapon, combination, imagestark, mächtig, durchschlagend; reminderstark, beeindruckend; manpotent; rulermächtig

potent

[ˈpəʊtnt] adj (gen) → potente, forte (fig) (argument, reason) → validissimo/a

potent

(ˈpəutənt) adjective
powerful; strong. a potent drink.
ˈpotency noun

po·tent

a. potente, fuerte; eficaz, que posse potencia.

potent

adj potente
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