What does might mean?

Definitions for might
maɪtmight

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. might, mightiness, power(noun)

    physical strength

Webster Dictionary

  1. Might

    of May

    Etymology: [AS. meahte, mihte.]

  2. Might

    imp. of May

    Etymology: [AS. meahte, mihte.]

  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

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce might?

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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

Examples of might in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer Shu:

    The mental health component might make parents a little more understanding rather than force-feeding your kids.

  2. Republican Carly Fiorina:

    We know where these websites are and there are absolutely ways in both hardware and software to understand who is traveling to these websites. Let’s use that capability instead of getting hung up in a bunch of high-bound bureaucratic procedures, including the fact that many of these departments are clearly being told, 'Oh, don’t do that it’s not politically correct, you might harm someone’s civil liberties.' We’re at war.

  3. Michael Caldwell:

    It seems probable that they were slithering, so to speak, though the limbs might still have been used for grasping, snakes have generated fear and fascination since ancient times.

  4. Heather Kerr:

    We are at a crossroads. If we don't take urgent steps to contain this, the outbreak might last another six months, if not the whole year, it is paramount to convince communities that Ebola is an urgent and real concern. People have disrupted funerals because they didn't believe the deceased had succumbed to the virus. Aid workers were threatened because it was believed they spread Ebola.

  5. Dave Nadig:

    Often, these factors result in enormous sector tilts, sectors are something most investors understand intuitively, so these 'exclusionary' portfolios might fill a niche for investors with opinions, but not yet faith in the smart beta label.

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    an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
    • A. plantation
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