Words that Rhyme with potential
2 Syllable Words
3 Syllable Words
credential, essential, prudential, sequential, tangential, torrential
4 Syllable Words
confidential, consequential, deferential, differential, existential, exponential, influential, nonessential, preferential, presidential, providential, quintessential, residential, reverential
5 Syllable Words
experiential, inconsequential, jurisprudential, nonresidential, vice-presidential
Definitions of potential
a. Being potent; endowed with energy adequate to a result; efficacious; influential.
a. Existing in possibility, not in actuality.
n. Anything that may be possible; a possibility; potentially.
n. In the theory of gravitation, or of other forces acting in space, a function of the rectangular coordinates which determine the position of a point, such that its differential coefficients with respect to the coordinates are equal to the components of the force at the point considered; -- also called potential function, or force function. It is called also Newtonian potential when the force is directed to a fixed center and is inversely as the square of the distance from the center.
n. The energy of an electrical charge measured by its power to do work; hence, the degree of electrification as referred to some standard, as that of the earth; electro-motive force.