Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 157 (Power)

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#157. Power.-- N. power; potency, potentiality; jiva[obs]; puissance, might, force, energy &c. 171; dint; right hand, right arm; ascendency[obs], sway, control; prepotency, prepollence|; almightiness, omnipotence; authority &c. 737; strength &c. 159.

ability; ableness &c. adj[obs].; competency; efficacy; efficiency, productivity, expertise (skill) 698 ; validity, cogency; enablement[obs]; vantage ground; influence &c. 175.

pressure; conductivity; elasticity; gravity, electricity, magnetism, galvanism, voltaic electricity, voltaism, electromagnetism; atomic power, nuclear power, thermonuclear power; fuel cell; hydraulic power, water power, hydroelectric power; solar power, solar energy, solar panels; tidal power; wind power; attraction; vis inertiae[Lat], vis mortua[Lat], vis viva [Latin]; potential energy, dynamic energy; dynamic friction, dynamic suction; live circuit, live rail, live wire.

capability, capacity; quid valeant humeri quid ferre recusent [obs][Latin]; faculty, quality, attribute, endowment, virtue, gift, property, qualification, susceptibility.

V. be powerful &c. adj.; gain power &c. n.

belong to, pertain to; lie in one's power, be in one's power; can, be able.

give power, confer power, exercise power &c. n.; empower, enable, invest; indue[obs], endue; endow, arm; strengthen &c. 159; compel &c. 744.

Adj. powerful, puissant; potential; capable, able; equal to, up to; cogent, valid; efficient, productive; effective, effectual, efficacious, adequate, competent; multipotent[obs], plenipotent[obs], omnipotent; almighty.

forcible &c. adj. (energetic) 171; influential &c. 175; productive &c. 168.

Adv. powerfully &c. adj.; by virtue of, by dint of.

Phr. a toute force[Fr]; [Sp][Grk][Grk][Grk][Grk][Grk]; eripuit coelo fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis [Latin]; fortis cadere cedere non potest [Latin].