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strength meaning

EN[stɹɛŋ(k)θ] [stɹɛnθ] [stɹeɪŋθ] [-ɛŋθ] [-ɛnθ]
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    Definition of strength in English Dictionary

  • NounPLstrengthsSUF-th
    1. The quality or degree of being strong.
      1. It requires great strength to lift heavy objects. ‎
    2. The intensity of a force or power; potency.
      1. He had the strength of ten men. ‎
    3. The strongest part of something; that on which confidence or reliance is based.
      1. A positive attribute.
        1. We all have our own strengths and weaknesses. ‎
      2. OBS A strong place; a stronghold.
      3. VerbSGstrengthsPRstrengthingPT, PPstrengthed
        1. OBS To give strength to; to strengthen.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Or how beings such as ourselves—such as you now are— with lifespans measured in centuries and strength and endurance far beyond that of Terra- born humans, could decivilize so utterly?
            • I have prayed for strength for such a duty, and find it come off as weakly and dead-heartedly as before.
            • This pattern can be explained by seasonal differences in the strength of microstratification at the surface of the lake.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Exhausted, he called on his last ounce of strength.
            • All the rock types showed a general postshot decrease in compressive strength.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -th
                • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives
                  • Words suffixed with -th
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
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                Meaning of strength for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "strength" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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