Power is defined as the ability to act or have influence over others.(noun)
Power means to supply with energy or force.(verb)
An example of power is to start up an engine.
The definition of power is operating electrically or having strength or force.(adjective)
See power in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME pouer < OFr poeir, earlier poter, orig. inf. < VL *potere, to be able, for L posse, to be able: see potent
See power in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French pooir, to be able, power
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *potēre, to be able
Origin: , from Latin potis, able, powerful; see poti- in Indo-European roots.
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