Adjective potential has 2 senses
  1. potential, possible - existing in possibility; "a potential problem"; "possible uses of nuclear power"
    Antonyms: actual, existent, actualized, actualised, very, effective
  2. expected, likely, potential - expected to become or be; in prospect; "potential clients"; "expected income"
    Antonym: retrospective (indirect, via prospective)
,Noun potential has 2 senses
  1. potential, potentiality, potency - the inherent capacity for coming into being
    --1 is a kind of possibility, possibleness
    --1 has particulars: latency; prospect
  2. electric potential, potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltage - the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    --2 is a kind of electrical phenomenon
    --2 has particulars: evoked potential; resting potential