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Power - Matimba

Power is an English word meaning "Matimba" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of power
- Power n
- Possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade" [syn: {powerfulness}] [ant: {powerlessness}, {powerlessness}]
- (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
- Possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination" [syn: {ability}] [ant: {inability}]
- A state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world [syn: {world power}, {major power}, {great power}, {superpower}]
- (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president" [syn: {office}]
- One possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the forces of evil" [syn: {force}]
- Physical strength [syn: {might}, {mightiness}]
- A mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself [syn: {exponent}, {index}]
- A very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron" [syn: {baron}, {big businessman}, {business leader}, {king}, {magnate}, {mogul}, {top executive}, {tycoon}] v : supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines"
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