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  • EN [ ˈpaʊə(r)]
  • US [ ˈpaʊər]

English definition


  • 1. possession of controlling influence;

    • "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"
    • "the power of his love saved her"
    • "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
  • 2. (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

  • 3. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done;

    • "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
  • 4. a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

  • 5. (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power;

    • "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"
    • "during his first year in office"
    • "during his first year in power"
    • "the power of the president"
  • 6. one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority;

    • "the mysterious presence of an evil power"
    • "may the force be with you"
    • "the forces of evil"
  • 7. physical strength

  • 8. a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

  • 9. a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

    • "an oil baron"


  • 1. supply the force or power for the functioning of;

    • "The gasoline powers the engines"

Example sentences

  • It is within my power.

  • Congress is vested with the power to declare war.

  • A good novelist needs great power of conception.

  • The king cannot exercise much political power.

  • We can transmute water power into electrical power.

  • It is within our power to reward him for that.

  • A power failure created an emergency in traffic and transportation.

  • That politician is insatiable for power.

  • This country extends its power and influence into neighbouring countries.

  • The bad eggs wielded power, while the good people were oppressed.

  • Steam and water power are used for the generation of electricity.

  • My children have gone beyond my power.

  • They utilized water for producing electric power.

  • He is now at the meridian of his intellectual power.

  • The power to change the law resides in Parliament.

  • You can't make a machine work without power supply.

  • A scepter is the attribute of power.

  • Lack of proper nourishment reduces their power to resist disease.

  • He had grossly misused his power.

  • The rocket at this speed demands great power.

  • The aircraft hadn't enough power to get off the ground.

  • They abused their power and bullied the people , thus arousing intense discontent among the masses.

  • There is a rigid hierarchy of power in that country.

  • They advocate the retention of our nuclear power plants.

  • His resignation has left a power vacuum at the head of the party.

  • the diminution of political power

  • the smooth handover of power from a military to a civilian government

  • The moment Mrs Thatcher fell from power has left a lasting imprint on the world's memory.

Phrase collocation

  • do someone/thing a power of good

    (informal)be very beneficial to someone or something

  • in the power of

    under the control of

  • more power to your elbow!

    (Brit.)said to encourage someone or express approval of their actions

  • power behind the throne

    a person who exerts authority or influence without having formal status

  • the powers that be

    the authorities

  • powers that be

    Those who hold effective power in a system or situation

    • a plan vetoed by the powers that be.

Synonym discrimination

  • energy, force, power, might, strength, vigour

  • nation, state, country, land, power

Meaning of power

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