Translation of "strong" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /strɒŋ/ us /strɔŋ/

A2 A strong person or animal is physically powerful.

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

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

a strong box

B1 If a taste, smell, etc. is strong, it is very easy to notice.

There’s a strong smell of burning.

B1 produced using a lot of power

a strong kick
Her voice was clear and strong.

B1 Strong relationships last for a long time, and are not easily spoiled.

During the crisis their marriage remained strong.

of a good quality or level and likely to be successful

a strong team
a strong economy

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

a strong sense of pride

If someone is strong, they are confident and able to deal with problems well.

All my aunts were strong women.

(Translation of “strong” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /stroŋ/

firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc

strong furniture
a strong castle
a strong wind
She’s a strong swimmer
He has a very strong will/personality
He has never been very strong (= healthy)
He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table.

very noticeable; very intense

a strong colour
a strong smell.

containing a large amount of the flavouring/flavoring ingredient

strong tea.

(of a group, force etc) numbering a particular amount

que cuenta con
An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town.
strongly adverb

I strongly advise you to apply for the job.
strength /streŋθ/ noun

the quality of being strong

He got his strength back slowly after his illness
I hadn’t the strength to resist him.

the number of people etc in a force, organization etc, considered as an indication of its power or effectiveness

número, efectivo
The force is below strength.
strengthen /ˈstreŋθən/ verb

to make or become strong or stronger

He did exercises to strengthen his muscles
The wind strengthened.
strongbox noun

a safe or box for valuables.

caja fuerte
strong drink noun

alcoholic liquors.

bebida fuerte
stronghold noun

a fort, fortress, or castle etc.

strong language noun

swearing or abuse

palabras duras; lenguaje franco; palabrotas, insultos
The manager used some strong language during his halftime talk in the dressing room.
strong-minded adjective

having determination

resuelto, decidido
She’s a strong-minded young woman who won’t give up easily.
strong point noun

a quality, skill etc in which a person excels

punto fuerte
Arithmetic isn’t one of my strong points.
strongroom noun

a room specially constructed for keeping valuable articles, with thick walls and a heavy steel door etc.

cámara acorazada
on the strength of

relying on

en base a, contando con
On the strength of this offer of money, we plan to start building soon.

(Translation of “strong” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)