Synonyms of strong in English:

strong


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See Spanish definition of fuerte

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‘the position demands a person 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, fortress-like
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’

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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’

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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’

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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’

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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’

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bad, foul, obscene, profane, blasphemous

15‘strong blues and yellows’

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

pale

16‘the strong lights of the studio’

SYNONYMS
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