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power

 
Noun power has 9 senses
  1. power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
    --1 is a kind of quality
    Antonyms: powerlessness, impotence, impotency
    --1 has particulars:
     potency, effectiveness, strength; valence, valency; valence, valency; preponderance; puissance; persuasiveness, strength; irresistibility, irresistibleness; interest, interestingness; stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold; sway; influence; repellent, repellant; control; legal power, jurisdiction; disposal; free will, discretion; veto; reins; effectiveness, effectivity, effectualness, effectuality
  2. power - (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
    --2 is a kind of
    physical phenomenon
    --2 has particulars: electrical power, electric power, wattage; waterpower
    Derived form: verb power1
  3. ability, power - possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
    --3 is a kind of cognition, knowledge, noesis
    --3 has particulars:
     know-how; leadership; intelligence; aptitude; capacity, mental ability; creativity, creativeness, creative thinking; originality; skill, science; skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment; hand; superior skill; faculty, mental faculty, module
  4. world power, major power, great power, power, superpower - a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
    --4 is a kind of state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic
  5. office, power - (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"
    --5 is a kind of state
    --5 has particulars: executive clemency; war power
  6. power, force - one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the forces of evil"
    --6 is a kind of causal agent, cause, causal agency
    --6 has particulars: juggernaut, steamroller; influence; Moloch
  7. might, mightiness, power - physical strength
    --7 is a kind of strength
  8. exponent, power, index - a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
    --8 is a kind of mathematical notation
    --8 has particulars: degree; logarithm, log
  9. baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon - a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
    --9 is a kind of businessman, man of affairs
    --9 has particulars: oil tycoon
Verb power has 1 sense
  1. power - supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines"
    --1 is one way to
    provide, supply, ply, cater
    Derived form: noun power2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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