Strong vs Athletics - What's the difference?

strong | athletics |

As proper nouns the difference between strong and athletics

is that strong is while athletics is (baseball) the team , previously kansas city athletics and philadelphia athletics.



Alternative forms

* (dialectal)


  • Capable of producing great physical force.
  • Capable of withstanding great physical force.
  • fast moving water, wind, etc, which has a lot of power.
  • Determined; unyielding.
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  • Highly stimulating to the senses.
  • Having an offensive or intense odor or flavor.
  • Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient.
  • (specifically) Having a high alcoholic content.
  • (grammar) Inflecting in a different manner than the one called weak, such as Germanic verbs which change vowels.
  • (military) Not easily subdued or taken.
  • (slang, US) Impressive, good.
  • Having a specified number of people or units.
  • (of a disease or symptom) (l) (very bad or intense)
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  • (mathematics, logic) Having a wide range of logical consequences; widely applicable. (Often contrasted with a statement which it implies.)
  • Synonyms

    * (capable of producing great physical force) forceful, powerful * (capable of withstanding great physical force) durable, tough, sturdy * ardent, determined, swith, unyielding, zealous * (highly stimulating to the senses) extreme, intense * (having an offensive or intense odor or flavor) rank * (having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient) concentrated, potent * (having a high alcoholic content) hard * irregular * impregnable, inviolable, secure, unassailable, unattackable


    * (capable of producing great physical force) forceless, weak * (capable of withstanding great physical force) fragile * (having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient) diluted, impotent, weak * regular, weak * weak

    See also

    * strength


  • In a strong manner.
  • Synonyms

    * (in a strong manner) forcefully, powerfully, vigorously, strongly


    * (in a strong manner) forcelessly, powerlessly, weakly

    See also

    * * strong personality * strong verb


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  • Physical activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill.
  • A group of sporting activities which includes track and field, road running, cross country running and racewalking.