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Princeton's WordNet

  1. might, mightiness, power(noun)

    physical strength

Webster Dictionary

  1. Might

    of May

  2. Might

    imp. of May

  3. Might

    force or power of any kind, whether of body or mind; energy or intensity of purpose, feeling, or action; means or resources to effect an object; strength; force; power; ability; capacity

  4. Origin: [AS. meahte, mihte.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Might

    mīt, pa.t. of may.

  2. Might

    mīt, n. power: ability: strength: energy or intensity of purpose or feeling.—adj. Might′ful (Shak.), mighty: powerful.—adv. Might′ily.—n. Might′iness, state of being mighty: power: greatness: great amount: a title of dignity: excellency.—adj. Might′y, having greater power: strong: valiant: very great: important: exhibiting might: wonderful.—Might and main, utmost strength. [A.S. meaht, miht; Ger. macht; cf. May.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'might' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #139

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'might' in Written Corpus Frequency: #159

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'might' in Verbs Frequency: #34

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of might in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of might in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mignon McLaughlin:

    We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it or worse, they might.

  2. Luca Malgeri:

    The only thing we really know is that there is 'new physics' because the model that we have is not complete, it might be linked to dark matter or it might not. It might be linked to something totally new.

  3. Brian Judge:

    Something you need most might be something you turn away from, something you turn away from might be something you regret, and something you regret, in the end, might cost you the one chance you ever had.

  4. Milton Berle:

    I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.

  5. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    What we are seeking to do is have an opportunity to talk about options that might be available in the area of prisoner transfer or prisoner swap, absolutely no details, but we are seeking opportunities to explore every option that might be available to us every avenue that might be available to save the lives of these two men.

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