- Powerful Pow"er*ful, a.
1. Full of power; capable of producing great effects of any
kind; potent; mighty; efficacious; intense; as, a powerful
man or beast; a powerful engine; a powerful argument; a
powerful light; a powerful vessel.
The powerful grace that lies In herbs, plants, stones, and their true qualities. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
2. (Mining) Large; capacious; -- said of veins of ore. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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powerfully — [adv] with energy, authority effectively, energetically, forcefully, forcibly, hard, intensely, mightily, severely, strongly, vigorously, with might and main; concepts 540,544,569 Ant. softly, weakly … New thesaurus
powerfully — adv. Powerfully is used with these adjectives: ↑effective, ↑emotive, ↑erotic, ↑scented Powerfully is used with these verbs: ↑argue, ↑convey, ↑demonstrate, ↑evoke, ↑illustrate, ↑influence, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
powerfully — powerful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having power. ► ADVERB chiefly dialect ▪ very. DERIVATIVES powerfully adverb … English terms dictionary
powerfully — adverb 1. in a powerful manner (Freq. 2) the federal government replaced the powerfully pro settler Sir Godfrey Huggins with the even tougher and more determined ex trade unionist • Syn: ↑strongly • Derived from adjective: ↑strong (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
powerfully — adverb see powerful … New Collegiate Dictionary
powerfully — See powerful. * * * … Universalium
powerfully — adverb In a powerful manner. Syn: forcefully, strongly, vigorously … Wiktionary
powerfully — Synonyms and related words: almighty, ardently, authoritatively, awfully, cogently, commandingly, consequentially, deafeningly, dynamically, effectively, effectually, eloquently, energetically, ex cathedra, exceedingly, expressively, fervently,… … Moby Thesaurus
powerfully — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. forcibly, forcefully, effectively, severely, intensely, with authority; see also vigorously . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb With intense energy and force: energetically, forcefully, forcibly, hard, vigorously. Idioms … English dictionary for students
powerfully — paÊŠÉ™(r)flÉª adj. forcefully, intensely; mightily, with great strength; authoritatively, influentially; potently, effectively … English contemporary dictionary