Synonyms of strength in English:

strength


See US English definition of strength

See UK English definition of strength

See Spanish definition of fuerza

noun

1‘a man of enormous physical strength’

SYNONYMS
power, brawn, brawniness, muscle, muscularity, burliness, sturdiness, robustness, toughness, hardiness, lustiness
vigour, energy, force, might, forcefulness, mightiness
informal beef
British informal welly
literary thew, thewiness
ANTONYMS

weakness, puniness, frailty

2‘Oliver began to regain his strength’

SYNONYMS
health, fitness, healthiness, vigour
stamina
ANTONYMS

infirmity

3‘she'd always prided herself on her inner strength’

SYNONYMS
fortitude, resilience, backbone, spirit, strength of character, toughness of spirit, firmness, steadfastness, strong-mindedness, stoicism
courage, bravery, pluck, pluckiness, courageousness, braveness
British Dunkirk spirit
informal guts, grit, spunk
ANTONYMS

vulnerability

4‘they were taking no chances with the strength of the retaining wall’

SYNONYMS
robustness, sturdiness, firmness, toughness, soundness, solidity, solidness, durability, stability
impregnability, resistance
ANTONYMS

weakness

5‘the political and military strength of European governments’

SYNONYMS
power, influence, dominance, ascendancy, supremacy
leverage
informal clout, beef
literary puissance
ANTONYMS

weakness, impotence

6‘street protests demonstrated the strength of feeling against the president’

SYNONYMS
intensity, vehemence, force, forcefulness, depth, ardour, fervour, violence
degree, level
rare fervency, ardency
ANTONYMS

half-heartedness

7‘the strength of the argument for property taxation’

SYNONYMS
cogency, forcefulness, force, weight, power, potency, persuasiveness, effectiveness, efficacy, soundness, validity
ANTONYMS

weakness, ineffectiveness

8‘what do you regard as your strengths?’

SYNONYMS
strong point, advantage, asset, forte, strong suit, long suit, aptitude, talent, gift, skill
virtue
speciality, specialty
métier
ANTONYMS

failing, fault, flaw, limitation

9‘he was my closest friend, my strength and shield’

SYNONYMS
support, pillar of strength, tower of strength, rock, mainstay, anchor

10‘the peacetime strength of the army was 415,000’

SYNONYMS
size, extent, magnitude, largeness, greatness
complement

Phrases

    on the strength of

    ‘she got into Princeton on the strength of her essays’


    SYNONYMS
    because of, by virtue of, on account of, on the basis of, based on, on the grounds of