What is another word for

potential

potential as in existing in possibility
  • "a potential problem"
  • "possible uses of nuclear power"

Synonyms

  • possiblecapable of happening or existing; existing in possibility; something that can be done; an applicant who might be suitable
potential as in expected to become or be
  • "in prospect"
  • "potential clients"

Synonyms

  • likelywith considerable certainty; has a good chance of being the case or of coming about; likely but not certain to be or become true or real; expected to become or be; within the realm of credibility
potential as in the inherent capacity for coming into being

    Synonyms

    • potentialitythe inherent capacity for coming into being ; an aptitude that may be developed
    • potencythe power or right to give orders or make decisions; capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; the inherent capacity for coming into being ; the state of being potent
    potential as in the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts

      Synonyms

      • electric potentialthe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
      • potential differencethe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
      • potential dropthe difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
      • voltagethe rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts