(of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"
supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines"
possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"