Bedeutung von “strong” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /strɒŋ/
Extra Examples
He's big, but it doesn't follow that he's strong.And though she's quite small, she's very strong.I need someone strong to help me lift this box.I'm not as strong as I used to be.The bear has very strong jaws.

A2 A strong person or animal is physically powerful:

Are you strong enough to lift this table on your own?

B1 A strong object does not break easily or can support heavy things:

a strong box/chair

B2 of a good quality or level and likely to be successful:

a strong competitor/team
a strong economy

B2 A strong feeling, belief, or opinion is felt in a very deep and serious way:

a strong sense of pride

B1 If a taste, smell, etc is strong, it is very noticeable:

There's a strong smell of burning.

B2 If a person or their personality is strong, they are confident and able to deal with problems well.


containing a lot of alcohol:

a strong drink

B1 If a friendship, relationship, etc is strong, it is likely to last for a long time.

strong chance/possibility, etc

something that is very likely to happen:

There's a strong possibility of rain this afternoon.
strong opposition/support, etc

a lot of opposition/support, etc

strong language

words that some people might consider to be offensive

sb's strong point

something that someone is very good at:

Cooking is not my strong point.
be still going strong

continuing to be successful after a long time

(Definition von “strong” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)