powerful
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpaʊɚfəl/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpaʊəfl/
Adjective

powerful

  1. Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.
    • c. 1591–1595, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Romeo and Ivliet”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene iii]:
      The powerful grace that lies / In herbs, plants, stones, and their true qualities.
  2. (mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Adverb

powerful

  1. (Southern US) Synonym of very#English|very



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