Dec 28, 2015

Word of The Day by @Only4TheReal 12/28/15



Potential 
Is something we all have but rarely take the steps to achieve.
  1. possible, as opposed to actual: the potential uses of nuclear energy. 
  2. capable of being or becoming: potential danger to safety. 
  3. Grammar expressing possibility: the potential subjunctive in Latin; the potential use of can in can go. 
  4. Archaic. potent1
— noun 
  1. possibility; potentiality: an investment that has little growth potential. 
  2. latent excellence or ability that may or may not be developed. 
  3. Grammar 
    1. potential aspect, mood, construction, case, etc. 
    2. form in the potential. 
  4. Electricity electric potential (def 1). 
  5. Mathematics, Physics. type of function from which the intensity of field may be derived, usually by differentiation. 
  6. someone or something that is considered worthwhile possibility: The list of job applications has been narrowed to half dozen potentials.