UK / US adjective
having complete control over everyone or everything

He denied the existence of an all-powerful God.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • all-powerful — adj. 1. having full power over all aspects of a situation. Syn: almighty, omnipotent. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all-powerful — adj having complete power or control ▪ an all powerful dictator …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • all-powerful — adjective having complete control over everyone or everything: OMNIPOTENT: He denied the existence of an all powerful God …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • all-powerful — index cardinal (outstanding), invincible, omnipotent, predominant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • all-powerful — adjective having unlimited power • Syn: ↑almighty, ↑omnipotent • Similar to: ↑powerful • Derivationally related forms: ↑omnipotence (for: ↑omnipotent) …   Useful english dictionary

  • all-powerful — ADJ An all powerful person or organization has the power to do anything they want. ...the all powerful labour unions …   English dictionary

  • all-powerful — adjective Date: 1667 having complete or sole power < an all powerful leader > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all-powerful — adjective having complete power or control: the all powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • all-powerful — all′ pow′erful adj. having unlimited power; omnipotent • Etymology: 1685–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • all powerful — Synonyms and related words: absolute, all knowing, all seeing, all wise, almighty, boundless, changeless, creating, creative, eternal, eternally the same, everlasting, glorious, good, hallowed, highest, holy, immortal, immutable, infinite, just,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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