Does he have the strength to overcome such a tragedy?
The strength needed to lift a box.
The strength of the ship's armor.
The strength of the cables.
The police force has been at half strength since the budget cuts.
An army of fearsome strength.
Your easygoing nature is one of your strengths.
Her family has been her strength in difficult times.
What's the strength of that cleaning solution?
The strength of the drug.
The strength of the wind.
The strength of feeling among the voters.
The strength of his argument.
A battalion at full strength.
A cleaning fluid used at full strength.
It requires great strength to lift heavy objects.
An example of strength is the ability to bench press 350 pounds.
An example of strength is the alcohol potency in a cough syrup.
An example of strength is someone holding true to what they believe in.
The strength of an argument.
- On the basis of:She was hired on the strength of her computer skills.
- from one accomplishment or peak to another, often in an increasing progression
- based or relying on
Other Word Forms
Origin of strength
- Middle English from Old English strengthu
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English strengþu (corresponding to strong + -th). Written strenght in the 1534 Tyndale English translation of the Bible.