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Strong appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • New farmhand proves strong but lazy, picking just six quinces. (51 letters)
  • Picking just six quinces, the new farm hand proved strong but lazy. (54 letters)
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Usage statistics for the adjective strong:

spoken English31.25%written English68.75% imaginative writing45.98%informational writing54.02%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective strong:

stiffsecurefirmhealthywarmhardstrong
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The word strong is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective strong

What does strong mean as an attribute of a noun?

Strong is one of the top 50 most common adjectives in the English language.View more statistics!

adjective - degrees: stronger | strongest

  1. having strength or power greater than average or expected
  2. not faint or feeble
    • example: a strong odor of burning rubber
    • similar: intense
  3. having or wielding force or authority
  4. having a strong physiological or chemical effect
  5. immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
  6. having a determined will, firm character
  7. of good quality and condition; solidly built
  8. thriving and functioning well
    • example: strong economic growth
    • synonym of strong: healthy
    • similar: sound
  9. of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection
  10. being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content
  11. freshly made or left
  12. strong and sure
    • example: gave a strong pull on the rope
    • synonym of strong: firm
    • similar: forceful

Alternative definition of the adjective strong

adjective

  1. capable of producing great physical force.
  2. capable of withstanding great physical force
  3. fast moving water, wind, etc, which has a lot of power.
  4. determined, unyielding
  5. highly stimulating to the senses
  6. having an offensive or intense odor or flavor
  7. having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient
  8. having a high alcoholic content
  9. [grammar] inflecting in a different manner than the one called weak, such as Germanic verbs which change vowels
  10. [military] not easily subdued or taken
  11. [slang, US] impressive, good
  12. Having a specified number of people or units

Definition of the adverb strong

What does strong mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. in a strong manner

Definition of the noun strong

What does strong mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun strong

Glossary of sports

with a lot of force or strength (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

strong coffee, strong tea coffee or tea made with more coffee or tea than usual (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

strong pound the pound when it is has a high value against other currencies (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Places

  1. Strong is a city in Union County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 651 at the 2000 census.
  2. Strong is a town in Franklin County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,213 at the 2010 census. Strong is home to the annual Sandy River Festival.
  3. Strong is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Mississippi.
  4. Strong a.k.a. Strong, Pennsylvania: Strong is a census-designated place in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located in Mt. Carmel Township at the junction of Routes 54 and 61. The North Branch Shamokin Creek flows southwestward through Strong into the Shamokin Creek, a tributary of the Susquehanna River. It is served by the Mount Carmel post office, which uses the zip code of 17851. As of the 2010 census, the population was 147 residents.

There are other places with in their name, like Strong Township, Rodney Strong Vineyards.

Character

Strong is a fictional character from 1965 Japanese anime TV series Prince Planet.

  • also known as Dan Dynamo

Music

  1. "Strong" is a song by English trip hop trio London Grammar. The song was released as a digital download in the United Kingdom on 1 September 2013. The song has peaked at number 16 on the UK Singles Chart. It later became London Grammar's first top 10 hit in Australia, with sales and airplay from both the original version and High Contrast remix.
  2. "Strong" is a song by English-Irish boy band One Direction, taken from their third studio album Midnight Memories. It was released on 20 November 2013. It reached number one in New Zealand, number 15 in Austria and number 44 in Canada.
  3. "Strong" is a song by Robbie Williams, released as the third single from his 1998 album, I've Been Expecting You in early 1999. The song managed to break into the top five in the United Kingdom. The B-side is the live version of "Let Me Entertain You" recorded at the 1999 Brit Awards, the performance was included on the single in the enhanced section.
  4. "Strong" is the title of the 2010 studio album by German singer-songwriter & producer Thomas Anders.
  5. "Strong" is the eighth studio album by American country music singer Tracy Lawrence, released in 2004, his only album for the DreamWorks label. It produced three singles for him on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts: "Paint Me a Birmingham", "It's All How You Look at It" and "Sawdust on Her Halo". "Paint Me a Birmingham" was also recorded in 2003 by Ken Mellons on his album Sweet, from which it was released as a single shortly before Lawrence's rendition.
    • genre: Country
    • released on (11 years ago)
  6. "Strong" is the sixth studio album from American alternative hip-hop group Arrested Development, released in January 2010.The single 'The World is Changing' charted at No.9 in Japan.
  7. "Strong" is the eighth studio album by the Canadian country music artist Michelle Wright. It was released in Canada on July 9, 2013, by Savannah Records and in the United States on October 22, 2013.
    • genre: Country
    • released on
  8. "Strong" is a musical single of Robbie Williams.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  9. "Strong" is a musical album of Andrew Strong.
    • released in (23 years ago)
  10. "Strong" is a musical album by Blackbyrd.
    • released on
    • award:
      • South African Music Award for Best Engineer nomination for Mark Beling
      • South African Music Award for Best Adult Contemporary Album nomination for Blackbyrd
      • South African Music Award for Best Producer (by Blackbyrd) nomination for Mark Beling
      • South African Music Award for Group or Duo of the Year nomination for Blackbyrd
      • South African Music Award for Best Engineer, received by Mark Beling
  11. "Strong" is a 2013 album by London Grammar.
    • released on
  12. "Strong" is a musical single of Mooncat.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  13. "Strong" is a composition.
  14. "Strong" is a 2012 musical album by Kali.
    • released in (4 years ago)
  15. "Strong" is a musical single of Liquid.
    • released on (17 years ago)
  16. "Strong" is a musical single of Will Hoge.

Film

"Strong" a.k.a. "STRONG!" is a 2012 biographical sports documentary film directed by Julie Wyman.

Miscellanea

  1. Strong: Having, showing, or able to exert great bodily or muscular power.
  2. Strong was a political advertisement issued by the Rick Perry presidential campaign in December 2011 for the 2012 Republican Party presidential primaries.

Phrases with Strong

  1. strong-arm
  2. strong gale
  3. strong suit
  4. Strong Verb
  5. strong drink
  6. strong force
  7. strong point
  8. strong-armed
  9. strong-armer
  10. strong-boned
  11. strong belief
  12. strong breeze
  13. Strong Island
  14. Strong typing
  15. strong-minded
  16. strong-willed
  17. Strong Nuclear
  18. strong-growing
  19. strong-scented
  20. going strong

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Strong

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Google previewThe ACOA Trauma Syndrome (2012)

by Tian Dayton, Ph.D.

Being strong means taking one more step toward the top of the hill, no matter how weary you may be. It means letting the tears flow through the grief. It means to keep looking for the answer, though the darkness of despair is all around you.

Google previewKeep Going (2006)

The Art of Perseverance by Joseph M. Marshall

Grandfather says this: "Being strong means taking one more step toward the top of the hill, no matter how weary you may be. It means letting the tears flow through the grief. It means to keep looking for the answer, though the darkness of ...

Google previewWarrior of Truth (2007)

The True Meaning and Purpose on Mother Earth Revealed by Ev Murray

Being strong means taking one more step to the top of the mountain. No matter how weak you may be, you must keep looking for thecorrect answer to your questions. Each step you take,you learn what it is that you need to keep you going in ...

Google previewStronger (2010)

Trading Brokenness for Unbreakable Strength by Jim Daly, James Lund

For still others, being strong means appearing immune to any irritations or challenges that threaten to disrupt daily life. Some like the idea of being emotionally detached, to embody a “James Bond” approach to life. Whatever comes up ...

Google previewMajor Attraction (2012)

by Roz Denny Fox

No doubt the word strong means different things to different people. To the great fraternity of military men it spelled strength of mind, body and spirit. Then with the advent of women joining our armed forces, the old guard who considered West ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales: G-P (2008)

by Donald Haase

After living fifty years, Ratompo ascends to heaven, but not before gathering disciples and awarding them the arts of healing, as well as the formula "You are strong, strong, strong, Andrianahary, Ratompo, Ramanitse." The influence of the ...

Google previewLogic and Lexicon (2013)

The Semantics of the Indefinite by Manfred Pinkal

The wealth of readings found in dictionaries is radically reduced if the principle of complementarity is applied consistently: running humans, animals, motors, businesses, and computer programs; strong medicine, strong headaches, and strong ...

Google previewA to Z of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder Encyclopedia (2014)

The Narcissism Bible by Sam Vaknin

Summary Table: Types of Communicators Type of Communicator / Characteristics Purely Sexual Emotional-Sexual Transactional Strength of relationship WEAK: alternation, strong motivation, low stimulus threshold MEDIUM: emotion decays.

Google previewFabric Dyer's Dictionary (2010)

900+ Colors, Specialty Techiniques, The Only Dyeing Book You'll Ever Need! by Linda Johansen

Clear Orange: Use Strong Orange or Deep Orange. For 1-yard pieces in 1-gallon bags: Pour the given amount of mixed liquid dye into a measuring Cup, and fill to 4C with water. Add ACSOda ash / Salt mixture (see page9). Mix 2C Strong ...

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Usage statistics about strong

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the adjective strong:

spoken English31.25%written English68.75% imaginative writing45.98%informational writing54.02%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective strong:

stiffsecurefirmhealthywarmhardstrong

Comparison of usage frequency between the adjective strong and its most common antonym:

weakstrong

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Quotes about Strong

Banish a strong man, banish a strong man but when there is war you will look for the strong man.
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Scrabble value of S1T1R1O1N1G2

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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