Associations to the word «Potency»

Wiktionary

POTENCY, noun. Strength
POTENCY, noun. Power
POTENCY, noun. The ability or capacity to perform something.

Dictionary definition

POTENCY, noun. The power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state".
POTENCY, noun. Capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks".
POTENCY, noun. The inherent capacity for coming into being.
POTENCY, noun. The state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse.

Wise words

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