Antonyms for potentialpəˈtɛn ʃəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. potential, potentiality, potency(noun)

    the inherent capacity for coming into being

    Antonyms:
    actual, effective, retrospective, existent

    Synonyms:
    potence, potency, potentiality, voltage, authorization, strength, effectiveness, potential difference, capableness, potential drop, say-so, potential, capability, dominance, authority, authorisation, electric potential

  2. electric potential, potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltage(adj)

    the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts

    Antonyms:
    retrospective, actual, effective, existent

    Synonyms:
    potency, potentiality, potential difference, potential, electromotive force, voltage, potential drop, emf, electric potential

  3. potential, possible(adj)

    existing in possibility

    Antonyms:
    existent, actual, effective, retrospective

    Synonyms:
    potential, possible, likely

  4. likely, potential(adj)

    expected to become or be; in prospect

    Antonyms:
    effective, retrospective, existent, actual

    Synonyms:
    potential, possible, likely, probable

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