Entity, individual, or aggregate of individuals which has total dominance over a designated entity.
The powers that be have control over Tom Cruise's mind.
by G. Coleman October 22, 2006
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Any kind of establishment that has unconsented power or control.
'Man the governments been getting me down' 'we gotta fight the power dude'
by Jack 2112 April 07, 2006
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Power is most simply defined in Physics as the rate at which work is done. More specifically, it's the ratio of work to time. See below for an interesting usage of "power."
<crazychik> i know i have all the power in our relationship
<geekguy> Power is work/time. And work is force*displacement. And since you never move off your fat ass, you're not causing any displacement, which in turn, means you have no power.
<crasychik> sha up nerd
by no_one_2000 January 09, 2005
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While the 'Will to Live' is simply life's instinct of self-preservation, 'Will to Power' is the idea that living creatures do not simply want to survive, but seek power to grow, spread, expand strength, and become dominant.
World is the will to power -- and nothing besides!
by Niques August 07, 2006
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Power has many meanings. Power #1: Is where the electricity or power has run out and you must turn the power back on, or Power #2: This power is where you have the ability to do something no one else can do. (None of us have powers i dont think) O_O
Power #1: Ugh! The power is out because the thunder must have hit the electricity line,
Power #2: I have the power to make it rain dogs and cats!
by BananaPudding13 January 15, 2017
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A power is actually a clever combination of the words "poo" and "shower". Someone takes a power when they happen to poo and then shower without having to leave the bathroom.
Jerry: Hey man, what's going on?
Jack: Nothing much. I just took a power.
Jerry: Really? That's pretty badass.
Jack: I know, dude. I know. I take a power at least twice a day. It just makes sense. It's like my favorite thing to do.
by Ugan4a September 20, 2008
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