'Strong' definitions:

Definition of 'strong'

(from WordNet)
Having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man" [ant: weak]
Not faint or feeble; "a strong odor of burning rubber"
Having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons" [syn: potent, strong]
Having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink" [syn: potent, strong, stiff] [ant: impotent]
Immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection" [syn: impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable]
Of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings" [syn: solid, strong, substantial]
Of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection; "`sing' is a strong verb"
Being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content; "hard liquor" [syn: hard, strong]
Freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm" [syn: strong, warm]
Strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope" [syn: firm, strong]

Definition of 'Strong'

  • Strong \Strong\, a. [Compar. Stronger; superl. Strongest.] [AS. strang, strong; akin to D. & G. streng strict, rigorous, OHG. strengi strong, brave, harsh, Icel. strangr strong, severe, Dan. streng, Sw. str[aum]ng strict, severe. Cf. Strength, Stretch, String.]
  • 1. Having active physical power, or great physical power to act; having a power of exerting great bodily force; vigorous. [1913 Webster]
  • That our oxen may be strong to labor. --Ps. cxliv. 14. [1913 Webster]
  • Orses the strong to greater strength must yield. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. Having passive physical power; having ability to bear or endure; firm; hale; sound; robust; as, a strong constitution; strong health. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. 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. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. Having great military or naval force; powerful; as, a strong army or fleet; a nation strong at sea. [1913 Webster]
  • 5. Having great wealth, means, or resources; as, a strong house, or company of merchants. [1913 Webster]
  • 6. Reaching a certain degree or limit in respect to strength or numbers; as, an army ten thousand strong. [1913 Webster]
  • 7. 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. [1913 Webster]
  • 8. 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. [1913 Webster]
  • 9. Ardent; eager; zealous; earnestly engaged; as, a strong partisan; a strong Whig or Tory. [1913 Webster]
  • Her mother, ever strong against that match. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • 10. 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. [1913 Webster]
  • 11. Full of spirit; containing a large proportion of alcohol; intoxicating; as, strong liquors. [1913 Webster]
  • 12. Affecting any sense powerfully; as, strong light, colors, etc.; a strong flavor of onions; a strong scent. [1913 Webster]
  • 13. Solid; nourishing; as, strong meat. --Heb. v. 12. [1913 Webster]
  • 14. Well established; firm; not easily overthrown or altered; as, a strong custom; a strong belief. [1913 Webster]
  • 15. Violent; vehement; earnest; ardent. [1913 Webster]
  • He had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears. --Heb. v. 7. [1913 Webster]
  • 16. 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. [1913 Webster]
  • I was stronger in prophecy than in criticism. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
  • 17. Vigorous; effective; forcible; powerful. [1913 Webster]
  • Like her sweet voice is thy harmonious song, As high, as sweet, as easy, and as strong. --E. Smith. [1913 Webster]
  • 18. (Stock Exchange) Tending to higher prices; rising; as, a strong market. [1913 Webster]
  • 19. (Gram.) (a) 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 -en (with 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. (b) 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. --F. A. March. [1913 Webster]
  • Strong conjugation (Gram.), the conjugation of a strong verb; -- called also old conjugation, or {irregular conjugation}, and distinguished from the {weak conjugation} or regular conjugation. [1913 Webster]
  • Note: Strong is often used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, strong-backed, strong-based, strong-bodied, strong-colored, strong-fisted, strong-handed, strong-ribbed, strong-smelling, strong-voiced, etc. [1913 Webster]
  • Syn: Vigorous; powerful; stout; solid; firm; hardy; muscular; forcible; cogent; valid. See Robust. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'strong'

From: Moby Thesaurus

Strong, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas

From: Gazetteer 2000
Name :
Strong, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas
Population (2000) :
Housing Units (2000) :
Land area (2000) :
1.119860 sq. miles (2.900424 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
1.119860 sq. miles (2.900424 sq. km)
FIPS code :
Located within :
Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
Location :
33.109856 N, 92.358353 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.