on the strength of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the strength of

:because of the influence of (something)
  • I went and saw the film on the strength of his recommendation.

Word by Word Definitions

strength play
  1. : the quality or state of being strong : capacity for exertion or endurance

  2. : power to resist force : solidity, toughness

  3. : power of resisting attack : impregnability


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