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Overview of noun power

The noun power has 9 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (62) 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")

2. (13) power

((physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second))

3. (13) ability, power

(possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination")

4. (7) 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. (7) 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. (7) exponent, power, index

(a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself)

7. (5) might, mightiness, power

(physical strength)

8. (1) world power, major power, great power, power, superpower

(a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world)

9. baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon

(a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron")

Overview of verb power

The verb power has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) power

(supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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