- a potential aspect, mood, construction, case, etc.
- a form in the potential.
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Origin of potential
synonym study for potential
OTHER WORDS FROM potentialnon·po·ten·tial, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for potential
One wonders what might have become of Rice, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown had they lived to see their full potential.How Laurence Fishburne Gave Voice To ‘The Autobiography Of Malcolm X’|Joi-Marie McKenzie|September 17, 2020|Essence.com
Though not without flaws, the OZ initiative still has extraordinary potential.Opportunity Zones haven’t fully reached their potential, but don’t write them off yet|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Over the years, I have seen firsthand the immense potential of corporations to nurture economic justice.Why McDonald’s sets the standard for equitable business models|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Even the potential for such a move is helping to keep the government’s borrowing costs down, investors say.America’s $20 trillion debt is getting cheaper as it grows|McKenna Moore|September 12, 2020|Fortune
Other potential contenders include Stan Ng and Susan Prescott.Apple’s leadership evolves ahead of a post-Tim Cook era|radmarya|September 12, 2020|Fortune
The eating disorder field remains divided over the potential efficacy of such measures.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Is there any chance the potential 2016 hopeful will stand up to the right and embrace paid sick leave?
I ask Atefeh and Monir if they see dancing as a form of income in the future, a potential career.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The seedlings of his potential greatness as a leader are sprinkled throughout it.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was so much beauty, talent, potential, and most importantly, honesty in your work.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This conception is akin to that of potential, except that it is given to us directly by our sense of heat.
Page 20, potential printer's error, properly for property, 'but this properly they have'.Discourse on Floating Bodies|Galileo Galilei
Seven potential events have been postulated for purposes of this review and are discussed in chapter II.
Applied in any other way it becomes a mere formula, and like all formulas a potential source of mischievous confusion.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt
Whether these potential qualities ever become real depends upon environment.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)|W. Grant Hague, M.D.
British Dictionary definitions for potential
- possible but not yet actual
- (prenominal) capable of being or becoming but not yet in existence; latent