Definitions for potency

Definitions for (noun) potency

Main entry: potency, strength, effectiveness

Definition: capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

Usage: the toxin's potency; the strength of the drinks

Main entry: dominance, potency, say-so, authorisation, authority, authorization

Definition: the power or right to give orders or make decisions

Usage: he has the authority to issue warrants; deputies are given authorization to make arrests; a place of potency in the state

Main entry: potence, potency

Definition: the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse

Main entry: potency, potential, potentiality

Definition: the inherent capacity for coming into being

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