from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force; all-powerful. See Usage Note at infinite.
- n. One having unlimited power or authority: the bureaucratic omnipotents.
- n. God. Used with the.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having unlimited power, force or authority.
- adj. Describing a cell (especially a stem cell) that is capable of developing into any type of cell or forming any type of tissue (also called a totipotent cell). See also pluripotent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Able in every respect and for every work; unlimited in ability; all-powerful; almighty.
- adj. Having unlimited power of a particular kind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Almighty; possessing infinite power; all-powerful: as, the Lord God omnipotent; hence, with the definite article, God. See omnipotence.
- Of indefinite or great power; possessing power virtually absolute within a certain sphere of action; irresistible.
- Having the power to do anything; hence (humorously), capable of anything; utter; arrant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having unlimited power
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin omnipotēns, omnipotent- : omni-, omni- + potēns, present participle of posse, to be able; see poti- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old French omnipotent, from Latin omnipotēns ("almighty"), from omnis ("all") + potēns ("mighty, powerful"). (Wiktionary)