The strength of the ship's armor.
The strength needed to lift a box.
Does he have the strength to overcome such a tragedy?
The strength of an argument.
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 the cables.
A battalion at full strength.
- 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.
Origin of strength
- Middle English from Old English strengthu
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English strengÃ¾u (corresponding to strong + -th). Written strenght in the 1534 Tyndale English translation of the Bible.