in someone's power

Definition of in someone's power

  1. 1 :  in a position of being controlled by someone other than oneself She had them in her power.

  2. 2 :  able to be done by someone :  within one's ability It's in your power to change the way things are done here. I'll do everything in my power to help.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  ability to act or produce an effect

    :  ability to get extra-base hits

    :  capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

  1. :  to supply with power and especially motive power

    :  to give impetus to

    :  to move about by means of motive power

  1. :  operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually

    :  of, relating to, or utilizing strength

    :  powerful

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to cast off or become cast off

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