Synonyms of strong in English:

strong


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adjective

1‘a big strong farmer's lad’

SYNONYMS

powerful, muscular, brawny, well built, powerfully built, strapping, sturdy, hefty, burly, meaty, robust, fit, athletic, vigorous, tough, rugged

stalwart, staunch, mighty, hardy

lusty, Herculean, strong as an horse, strong as an lion, strong as an ox

informal beefy, hunky, husky, ripped, shredded

North American informal buff

US informal jacked

ANTONYMS

weak, puny

2‘she hasn't been strong since Father's death’

SYNONYMS

well, healthy, in good health, fit, fighting fit, robust, vigorous, blooming, thriving, bursting with health, in rude health, hale, hale and hearty, hearty, in good shape, in excellent shape, in good condition, in good trim, in fine fettle, sound, sound in body and limb

informal in the pink, fit as a fiddle, in tip-top condition

ANTONYMS

frail

3‘a lady of strong character’

SYNONYMS

forceful, determined, spirited, dynamic, self-assertive, tough, tenacious, high-powered, formidable, aggressive, redoubtable, zealous, firm, resolute, strong-minded

informal gutsy, feisty

ANTONYMS

weak

4‘a strong fortress surrounded by a moat’

SYNONYMS

secure, well built, indestructible, well fortified, well defended, well protected, impregnable, impenetrable, inviolable, unassailable

solid

5‘strong cotton bags’

SYNONYMS

durable, hard-wearing, heavy-duty, tough, sturdy, well made, substantial, solid, rugged

resistant, resilient, imperishable, indestructible, long-lasting, enduring

ANTONYMS

weak

6‘a strong breeze’

SYNONYMS

forceful, powerful, vigorous, fierce, intense, extreme

ANTONYMS

gentle

7‘a strong interest in literary activities’

SYNONYMS

keen, eager, deep, acute, dedicated, passionate, fervent, zealous

8‘he still retained strong feelings for the woman’

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intense, forceful, vehement, passionate, ardent, fervent, fervid, profound, deep-seated

consuming, extreme, acute, fierce

literary perfervid, passional

9‘a strong supporter of the women's movement’

SYNONYMS

keen, eager, enthusiastic, earnest, dedicated, staunch, loyal, steadfast, passionate, fierce, fervent

10‘there are strong arguments for introducing grants’

SYNONYMS

compelling, cogent, forceful, powerful, potent, weighty, convincing, plausible, effective, efficacious, sound, valid, well founded, telling

impressive, persuasive, influential, authoritative

ANTONYMS

weak, unconvincing

11‘there was a need to take strong action’

SYNONYMS

firm, forceful, severe, strict, drastic, extreme, draconian

12‘she bore a very strong resemblance to Vera’

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marked, noticeable, pronounced, distinct, definite, clear-cut, obvious, evident, unmistakable, notable

ANTONYMS

slight

13‘a strong voice’

SYNONYMS

loud, powerful, forceful, lusty, stentorian, resonant, sonorous, orotund, full, rich, deep, booming, penetrating, carrying, clear

strident

informal fruity

rare canorous

ANTONYMS

quiet, weak

14‘he didn't like strong language’

SYNONYMS

bad, foul, obscene, profane, blasphemous

15‘strong blues and yellows’

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intense, deep, rich, warm, bright, brilliant, vivid, striking, colourful, graphic

ANTONYMS

pale

16‘the strong lights of the studio’

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bright, brilliant, intense, radiant, gleaming, dazzling, glaring

17‘strong black coffee’

SYNONYMS

concentrated, undiluted, highly flavoured

ANTONYMS

weak, mild

18‘slices of strong cheese’

SYNONYMS

highly flavoured, strongly flavoured, flavourful, flavoursome, savoury, pungent, aromatic, piquant, tangy, sharp, biting, zesty, spicy, hot

rare flavorous, sapid

ANTONYMS

mild

19‘he would have blown his money on horses and strong drink’

SYNONYMS

alcoholic, intoxicating, inebriating, hard, heady, potent, stiff, spirituous, vinous, intoxicant

ANTONYMS

non-alcoholic, soft