A strong economy.
A strong personality.
Students who are strong in chemistry.
A strong leader.
A strong flank; a strong defense.
A strong current.
A strong light, strong smell, etc.
A strong voice.
- Ardent; passionate; warm.strong affection.
- Forceful; persuasive; cogent.strong reasons.
- Felt deeply; pronounced; decided.A strong opinion.
- Vigorously active; zealous.A strong socialist.
- Vigorous, forthright, and unambiguous, often offensively so.strong language.
- Clear; distinct; marked.A strong resemblance.
- Receiving or showing emphasis or stress.A strong accent or beat.
A strong wind.
The man was nearly drowned after a strong undercurrent swept him out to sea.
A strong smell.
A strong cup of coffee; a strong medicine.
A strong drink.
A strong position.
The enemy's army force was five thousand strong.
An example of strong is someone who can lift 200 pounds.
An example of strong is a wind that knocks over trees.
An example of strong is someone who can run fast.
A strong constitution; a strong heart.
Strong nerves; a strong stomach.
Had to resort to strong measures.
Strong faith; a strong supporter.
A strong emotion; strong motivation.
A military force 100,000 strong.
A strong market.
A salesperson who comes on too strong.
A strong nation.
A task force 6,000 strong.
- To be socially assertive or aggressive.
- Thriving; flourishing.A family business still going strong.
Origin of strong
- Middle English from Old English strang
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English strong, strang, from Old English strong, strang (“strong, powerful, mighty, able; firm, constant, resolute, strenuous, hardy; hard, severe, fierce, stern, strict; bold, brave; valid, assured; effective, producing a great effect, potent; earnest; arduous, violent"), from Proto-Germanic *strangaz (“tight, strict, straight, strong"), from Proto-Indo-European *streng-, *strenk- (“taut, stiff, tight"). Cognate with Scots strang (“strong"), Saterland Frisian strang, West Frisian string (“austere, strict, harsh, severe, stern, stark, tough"), Dutch streng (“strict, severe, tight"), German streng (“strict, severe, austere"), Swedish strÃ¤ng, strang (“severe, strict, harsh"), Norwegian strang (“strong, harsh, bitter"), Icelandic strangur (“strict").