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Synonyms for powerfulˈpaʊ ər fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. powerful(adj)

    having great power or force or potency or effect

    Synonyms:
    herculean, hefty, knock-down(a), potent, muscular, brawny, sinewy

    Antonyms:
    weak, low-powered, helpless, powerless, feeble, uninfluential, nerveless, incapacitated, subhuman

  2. knock-down(a), powerful(adj)

    strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

    Antonyms:
    nerveless, feeble, uninfluential, helpless, weak, subhuman, powerless, incapacitated, low-powered

  3. potent, powerful(adj)

    having great influence

    Synonyms:
    muscular, potent, hefty, stiff, brawny, herculean, virile, sinewy, powerful, strong, knock-down(a)

    Antonyms:
    subhuman, low-powered, powerless, feeble, weak, uninfluential, nerveless, helpless, incapacitated

  4. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy(adj)

    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

    Synonyms:
    brawny, potent, powerful, unchewable, sizable, sizeable, stringy, hefty, fibrous, healthy, mesomorphic, tendinous, respectable, sinewy, knock-down(a), goodly, goodish, herculean, muscular, tidy

    Antonyms:
    feeble, weak, uninfluential, subhuman, incapacitated, helpless, nerveless, powerless, low-powered

  5. herculean, powerful(adverb)

    displaying superhuman strength or power

    Synonyms:
    potent, muscular, hefty, brawny, herculean, sinewy, powerful, knock-down(a)

    Antonyms:
    weak, incapacitated, powerless, feeble, nerveless, helpless, subhuman, uninfluential, low-powered

  6. mighty, mightily, powerful, right(adverb)

    (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

    Synonyms:
    properly, the right way, correctly, in good order, decently, justly, flop, right, mighty, mightily, powerful, right on, aright, decent

    Antonyms:
    incapacitated, uninfluential, nerveless, powerless, weak, feeble, low-powered, subhuman, helpless

Wiktionary

  1. powerful(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    powerless

  2. powerful(adjective)

    Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.

    Antonyms:
    powerless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. powerful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mighty, potent, active, forcible, puissant, potential

  2. powerful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vigorous, robust, sturdy, strong, able-bodied

  3. powerful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    efficacious, effective, cogent, valid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

potent, strong, mighty, influential, forceful, robust, vigorous, effective, powerfui, loud, fort, solid


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