Definitions of potent

  1. having the power to influence or convince; "a cogent analysis of the problem"; "potent arguments" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (of a male) able to copulate Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Producing great physical effects; forcible; powerful' efficacious; as, a potent medicine. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Having great authority, control, or dominion; puissant; mighty; influential; as, a potent prince. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Powerful, in an intellectual or moral sense; having great influence; as, potent interest; a potent argument. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A prince; a potentate. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A staff or crutch. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. One of the furs; a surface composed of patches which are supposed to represent crutch heads; they are always alternately argent and azure, unless otherwise specially mentioned. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Powerful; mighty; influential. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Potently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Strong: powerful having great authority or influence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Potency. Potentate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Powerful; effective; convincing; controlling. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Potentness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Powerful: having great influence or authority. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Mighty; powerful; energetic; having power or efficacy, in a moral or physical sense; having great authority or dominion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. p[=o]'tent, adj. strong: powerful in a physical or a moral sense: having great authority or influence.--n. a prince, potentate.--ns. P[=O]'TENCE, power: (her.) a marking of the shape of [T shape]: in horology, the stud or counterbridge forming a step for the lower pivot of a verge (also P[=O]'TANCE); P[=O]'TENCY, power: authority: influence; P[=O]'TENTATE, one who possesses power: a prince.--adj. P[=O]TEN'TIAL, powerful, efficacious: existing in possibility, not in reality: (gram.) expressing power, possibility, liberty, or obligation.--n. anything that may be possible: a possibility: the name for a function in the mathematical theory of attractions: the power of a charge or current of electricity to do work.--n. P[=O]TENTIAL'ITY.--adv. P[=O]TEN'TIALLY.--n. P[=O]TEN'TIARY, a person invested with power or influence.--v.t. P[=O]TEN'TIATE, to give power to.--n. P[=O]'TENTITE, a blasting substance.--adv. P[=O]'TENTLY.--n. P[=O]'TENTNESS.--POTENTIAL ENERGY, the power of doing work possessed by a body in virtue of the stresses which result from its position relatively to other bodies. [L. potens--potis, able, esse, to be.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  20. (Chiefly poet. or rhet.) powerful, mighty; (of reasons &c.) cogent; (of drugs &c.) strong. Hence or cogn. potence, potency. nn., potently adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  21. (Her.) A fur covered with small T figures, like a crutch [Fr.], ranged in lines. When the heads of each line of crutches touch those of the next line, it is called counter-potent. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy

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