Synonyms of potency


1. authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so, control

usage: the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"

2. potency, effectiveness, strength, power, powerfulness

usage: capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"

3. potential, potentiality, potency, possibility, possibleness

usage: the inherent capacity for coming into being

4. potency, potence, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition

usage: the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse

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Definition and meaning of potency (Dictionary)