Strong in a sentence

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Definition of Strong

  • Having active physical power, or great physical power to act; having a power of exerting great bodily force; vigorous.
  • Having passive physical power; having ability to bear or endure; firm; hale; sound; robust; as, a strong constitution; strong health.
  • Solid; tough; not easily broken or injured; able to withstand violence; able to sustain attacks; not easily subdued or taken; as, a strong beam; a strong rock; a strong fortress or town.
  • Having great military or naval force; powerful; as, a strong army or fleet; a nation strong at sea.
  • Having great wealth, means, or resources; as, a strong house, or company of merchants.
  • Reaching a certain degree or limit in respect to strength or numbers; as, an army ten thousand strong.
  • Moving with rapidity or force; violent; forcible; impetuous; as, a strong current of water or wind; the wind was strong from the northeast; a strong tide.
  • Adapted to make a deep or effectual impression on the mind or imagination; striking or superior of the kind; powerful; forcible; cogent; as, a strong argument; strong reasons; strong evidence; a strong example; strong language.
  • Ardent; eager; zealous; earnestly engaged; as, a strong partisan; a strong Whig or Tory.
  • Having virtues of great efficacy; or, having a particular quality in a great degree; as, a strong powder or tincture; a strong decoction; strong tea or coffee.
  • Full of spirit; containing a large proportion of alcohol; intoxicating; as, strong liquors.
  • Affecting any sense powerfully; as, strong light, colors, etc.; a strong flavor of onions; a strong scent.
  • Solid; nourishing; as, strong meat.
  • Well established; firm; not easily overthrown or altered; as, a strong custom; a strong belief.
  • Violent; vehement; earnest; ardent.
  • Having great force, vigor, power, or the like, as the mind, intellect, or any faculty; as, a man of a strong mind, memory, judgment, or imagination.
  • Vigorous; effective; forcible; powerful.
  • Tending to higher prices; rising; as, a strong market.
  • Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit (imperfect) by a variation in the root vowel, and the past participle (usually) by the addition of -enwith or without a change of the root vowel); as in the verbs strive strove striven; break broke broken; drink drank drunk. Opposed to weak, or regular. See Weak.
  • Applied to forms in Anglo-Saxon, etc., which retain the old declensional endings. In the Teutonic languages the vowel stems have held the original endings most firmly, and are called strong; the stems in -n are called weak other constant stems conform, or are irregular.
  • having a strong physiological or chemical effect
  • having strength or power greater than average or expected

How to use strong in a sentence. Strong pronunciation.

Yet-yet a few strong patriotic men-" Lacey looked quizzically at David.
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But a strong man here at the head, with a sword in his hand, peace in his heart, who'd be just and poor-how can you make officials honest when you take all you can get yourself-!
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But you, Mr. Claridge, you clinch with the strong man at the top, and, down below, you've got as your partners the poor man, whose name is Legion.
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To-morrow I shall be rich and, it may be, strong.
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They hide a good character, and he has a strong nature.
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A short distance away, near the outer gate, glowed a star of red light, and the fragrance of a strong cigar came over. "Say, looking for me?" said a voice, and a figure moved towards David.
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Would he emerge safe and successful, or be carried away by some strong undercurrent, be battered on unseen rocks?
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Egypt, industrial in a real sense; Egypt, paying her own way without tyranny and loans: Egypt, without corvee, and with an army hired from a full public purse; Egypt, grown strong and able to resist the suzerainty and cruel tribute-that touched his native goodness of heart, so long, in disguise; it appealed to the sense of leadership in him; to the love of the soil deep in his bones; to regard for the common people-for was not his mother a slave?
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Here, against the thing of savage hate which had drunk of the veins and crushed the bones of his fair wife, he would strike one blow deep and strong and shed the blood of sacrifice before his own was shed.
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The strong, the broad-shouldered -Aka, Mahmoud, Raschid, Selim, they with the bodies of Seti and the faces of Rameses, in their blue yeleks and unsandalled feet-would go into the desert as their forefathers did for the Shepherd Kings.
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The day of Nahoum's wrath and revenge was not yet come; it was his deep design to lay the foundation for his own dark actions strong on a rock of apparent confidence and devotion.
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Lacey was a good swimmer, but he was heavy, and David was a better, but Mahommed had proved his merit in the past on many an occasion when the laws of the river were reaching out strong hands for him.
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Then in strong, unmerciful voice he laid Achmet's crime before them, and told the story of the bridge-opener, who had that day expiated his crime in the desert by the hands of Mahommed-but not with torture, as Mahommed had hoped might be.
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We devoted the next day to this work, but we did so much "sitting around" and discussing, that by the middle of the afternoon we had achieved only a half-way sort of affair which one of us had to watch while the other cut brush, lest if both turned our backs we might not be able to find it again, it had such a strong family resemblance to the surrounding vegetation.
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All objects seen through it had a bright, strong vividness, not only of outline, but of every minute detail, which they would not have had when seen simply through the same depth of atmosphere.
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So empty and airy did all spaces seem below us, and so strong was the sense of floating high aloft in mid-nothingness, that we called these boat-excursions "balloon-voyages.
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We tried to use the strong alkaline water of the Sink, but it would not answer.
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Phoebicius ended his prayer to-day-a prayer for strength to break his wife's strong spirit, for a successful issue to his revenge on her seducer-ended it without haste, and with careful observance of all the prescribed forms.
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Then he took two strong ropes from the wall, pulled himself up, straight and proud, as if he were about to exhort his soldiers to courage before a battle, cleared his throat like an orator in the Forum before he begins his discourse, and entered the bedroom with a dignified demeanor.
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He walked cheerfully forward, and his mind recurred to the centurion's speech that he could if he list, "tread him down like a worm," and he laughed again softly, for he was quite aware that he was ten times as strong as Phoebicius, and formerly he had overthrown the braggart Arkesilaos of Kyrene and his cousin, the tall Xenophanes, both at once in the sand of the Palaestra.
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Examples of Strong

Example #1
It is not civilised life here.
Example #2
But it's enough for me.
Example #3
But, no, I guess it's no good.
Example #4
We want every land to do as we do; and we want to make 'em do it.
Example #5
If you get a fall out of the man at the top, you're solid with the Legion.
Example #6
One does the work and another gets paid-that's the way here.