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  • Having strength or power greater than average or expected.
    • usage: "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
  • Not faint or feeble.
    • usage: "a strong odor of burning rubber"
  • Having or wielding force or authority.
    • usage: "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
  • Having a strong physiological or chemical effect.
    • usage: "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea, "a stiff drink"
  • Immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with.
    • usage: "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection"
  • Of good quality and condition; solidly built.
    • usage: "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"
  • Of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection.
    • usage: "`sing' is a strong verb"
  • Being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content.
    • usage: "hard liquor"
  • Freshly made or left.
    • usage: "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
  • Strong and sure.
    • usage: "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"
by WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
by Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Strong is a masculine given name