Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Powerful"

The meaning of "Powerful" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does powerful mean?
A: poderoso(a)
Q: What does powerful mean?
A: @RonaldColombia: poderoso

Synonyms of "Powerful" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between powerful and strong ?
A: Example:
Powerful- Ironman is powerful or Ironman have a powers
Strong- This girl is so strong
Q: What is the difference between powerful and strong ?
A: powerful means having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence, whereas strong means capable of producing great physical force.
Q: What is the difference between powerful and strong ?
A: They mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between powerful and mighty ?
A: They mean the same thing, but "powerful" is more common. Using "mighty" can make the author/speaker sound like they are trying to be silly or cheesy
Q: What is the difference between powerful and formidable ?
A: They have very similar meanings, but are slightly different.

'Powerful' simply means to have power over something. It's more vague than 'formidable.'

You can say, "John is a powerful opponent," and that would sound okay. But you can also describe a song or artwork as "powerful," even though the reasons for John being powerful and artwork being powerful are completely different.

'Formidable' is more specific, because it suggests the subject is imposing or fearsome through being powerful.
If you were to say "John is a formidable opponent," you would be saying that John is powerful, but also fearsome, tough, or very grand.
But if you described a song as being "formidable," it would sound a bit strange.

Translations of "Powerful"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? powerful
A: powerful 👍

Other questions about "Powerful"

Q: I'm powerful from you Does this sound natural?
A: or if you mean you have more power than him
"I have more power than you"
Q: Great creativity is astonishingly, absurdly, rationally, irrationally powerful. Does this sound natural?
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce powerful.
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Q: We're powerful. Does this sound natural?
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