Definitions for powerful

Definitions for (adj) powerful

Main entry: herculean, powerful

Definition: displaying superhuman strength or power

Usage: herculean exertions

Main entry: powerful

Definition: having great power or force or potency or effect

Usage: the most powerful government in western Europe; his powerful arms; a powerful bomb; the horse's powerful kick; powerful drugs; a powerful argument

Main entry: powerful, potent

Definition: having great influence

Main entry: brawny, powerful, muscular, sinewy, hefty

Definition: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

Usage: a hefty athlete; a muscular boxer; powerful arms

Main entry: knock-down, powerful

Definition: strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

Usage: a knock-down blow

Definitions for (adv) powerful

Main entry: mightily, mighty, powerful, right

Definition: (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

Usage: the baby is mighty cute; he's mighty tired; it is powerful humid; that boy is powerful big now; they have a right nice place; they rejoiced mightily

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