power

power n

ME < AFr < Late L. pot─ôre, to be able.

  1. Ability; capacity; capability; skill; aptitude.
  2. Strength; might; stamina; endurance; fortitude; [fig.] will; courage; heart; spirit; determination.
  3. Influence; ability to affect; capacity to impact.
  4. Force; violence; aggression.
  5. Fuel; energy source.
  6. Life force; potential to live, die, and resurrect from the dead.
  7. [Fig.] God; omnipotent being; supremely divine entity.
  8. [Fig.] Satan; tempter; deceiver; temptation; enticement.
  9. [Fig.] means; way; method; process.