Commentary: the property of being physically or mentally strong or having energy or intensity
Fatigue sapped his strength.
He hit with all the strength he could muster.
It was destroyed by the strength of the gale.
A government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 3
Commentary: an asset of special worth or utility
Cooking is his strength.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4
Commentary: the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty
The strength of his argument settled the matter.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5
Commentary: intensity, intensity level, effectiveness - the amount of energy transmitted or the ability to produce chemical or physiological effects.
He adjusted the intensity of the sound.
They measured the station's signal strength.
The toxin's strength is enough to kill an elephant.
Stomach acid is said to have enough strength to take the paint off of a house.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 6 7
Commentary: potency - the degree of alcohol content in a beverage
The strength of the drinks he makes is overpowering.
A good bartender learns the appropriate strength of the drinks for each regular customer.
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Commentary: The condition of financial success
The strength of the company's stock in recent weeks.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 8
Commentary: durability, enduringness - permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force
They advertised the strength of their products.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 9
Commentary: military capability, military strength, military posture - capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
We faced an army of great strength.
Politicians have neglected our military posture.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2