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Potent meaning

potent - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Producing great physical effects; forcible; powerful' efficacious; as, a potent medicine.
  2. 2. Having great authority, control, or dominion; puissant; mighty; influential; as, a potent prince.
  3. 3. Powerful, in an intellectual or moral sense; having great influence; as, potent interest; a potent argument.
  4. 4. A prince; a potentate.
  5. 5. A staff or crutch.
  6. 6. One of the furs; a surface composed of patches which are supposed to represent crutch heads; they are always alternately argent and azure, unless otherwise specially mentioned.
  7. 7. Potency. Potentate.

potent - examples of usage

  1. It has been proved that animals affected with anthrax may recover after injections of potent serum. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. The condition of the nursing cow and her milk is another potent cause of trouble. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. In mysterious ways Norah's fascination was potent over him, while it might have been quite feeble in its effects with regard to other men. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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