- 1. the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality: "the power of speech" Similar Opposite
- 2. the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events: "she had me under her power"
- 1. supply (a device) with mechanical or electrical energy: "the car is powered by a fuel-injected 3.0-liter engine"
- 2. move or travel with great speed or force: "they powered past the dock toward the mouth of the creek"
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