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Definitions for might
maɪtmight

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. might, mightiness, powernoun

    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

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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. Eric Rimm:

    If you’ve had three glasses of wine at a restaurant, you might be more likely to order the slice of cheesecake, and the greasy breakfast the next morning.

  2. State Mike Pompeo:

    We might be bringing citizens home from other countries as well. In addition we might bring in some medical supplies.

  3. Patricia Heaton:

    I miss it terribly, but at the end of the day, I feel better, i noticed that I was looking forward every night to cocktails. And if I happened to go to lunch, I might have a glass of wine or Prosecco.

  4. Richard Scalone:

    The market’s reaction (to the jobs report) is something between curious and concerning, people are skittish in holding positions. If you are long stocks, you think you might be saved by this jobs report. If they don't go up, you are in trouble.

  5. Howard Breuer:

    While it is tricky to predict what a jury might do at some trial down the road, if Hollywood or the public were convinced that the shooting was anything other than a tragic accident, or if it felt that the public had decided that Baldwin is such a bad guy that he needed to be ‘canceled’ a la Kevin Spacey, there would be no fresh gigs for him to show up to.

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