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po·ten·cy

 (pōt′n-sē)
n. pl. po·ten·cies
1. The quality or condition of being potent.
2. Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.

potency

(ˈpəʊtənsɪ) or

potence

n, pl -tencies or -tences
1. the state or quality of being potent
2. latent or inherent capacity for growth or development
[C16: from Latin potentia power, from posse to be able]

po•ten•cy

(ˈpoʊt n si)
n., pl. -cies.
1. the state or quality of being potent; strength.
2. power; authority.
3. capacity to be, become, or develop; potentiality.
4. a person or thing exerting power or influence.
[1530–40; < Latin potentia. See potent1, -ency]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potency - the power or right to give orders or make decisionspotency - the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"
power of appointment - authority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property
control - power to direct or determine; "under control"
carte blanche - complete freedom or authority to act
command - the power or authority to command; "an admiral in command"
imperium - supreme authority; absolute dominion
lordship - the authority of a lord
muscle - authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"
sovereignty - the authority of a state to govern another state
2.potency - capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"
power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
3.potency - the inherent capacity for coming into beingpotency - the inherent capacity for coming into being
possibleness, possibility - capability of existing or happening or being true; "there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired"
latency - the state of being not yet evident or active
prospect, chance - the possibility of future success; "his prospects as a writer are excellent"
4.potency - the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
impotence, impotency - an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate

potency

noun
1. influence, might, force, control, authority, energy, potential, strength, capacity, mana (N.Z.) the extraordinary potency of his personality
2. persuasiveness, force, strength, muscle, effectiveness, sway, forcefulness, cogency, impressiveness His remarks have added potency given the current situation.
3. power, force, strength, effectiveness, efficacy The potency of the wine increases with time.
4. vigour, puissance Alcohol abuse in men can reduce sexual potency.

potency

noun
1. The state or quality of being physically strong:
2. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity:
3. The power or capacity to produce a desired result:
Translations
فَعّاليَّه
síla
kraftmagtstyrke
kykypotenssivaltavoima
potencia
kraftur

potency

[ˈpəʊtənsɪ] Npotencia f; [of drink] → fuerza f; [of remedy] → eficacia f (Physiol) → potencia f

potency

[ˈpəʊtənsi] n
(= power) [personality, ideas, symbol, book, film] → force f
[drink] → degré m d'alcool; [drug, poison, chemical] → puissance f
[man] → virilité f
sexual potency → puissance sexuelle

potency

n (of drink, drug, charm etc)Stärke f; (of argument, reason etc)Durchschlagskraft f; (of weapon, combination, image)Schlagkraft f; (of man)Potenz f

potency

[ˈpəʊtnsɪ] n (see adj) → potenza, validità; (of drink) → forza

potent

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

po·ten·cy

n. fuerza, potencia, potencia sexual.

potency

n (pl -cies) potencia