1. possession of controlling influence;
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;
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;
6. one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority;
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;
1. supply the force or power for the functioning of;
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.
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
powers that be
Those who hold effective power in a system or situation
a plan vetoed by the powers that be.
energy, force, power, might, strength, vigour
nation, state, country, land, power
command commission vigor prestige vitality influence capability leadership regime resource potency capacity majesty strength virtue authority faculty ascendency gift constitution pressure consequence right solidarity say persuasion mastery seat force might control dominion weight importance steam operation ability energy
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