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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say might in sign language?

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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. Lanelyn Carrillo:

    We are bracing for the worst here, there is a sense of fear that we might be facing a storm as bad as Haiyan or Haima.

  2. John Boscariol:

    It introduces costs and complications, and it introduces a likelihood that you might not get that relief, that's not without cost.

  3. Bucky Hellwig:

    Clearly economic growth has got some momentum here in the U.S., conversely, with the other developed nations, their growth is either flat or slowing, that causes some debate about what the ECB might do at its meeting this week.

  4. Mustafa Alani:

    It's not a visa, but it's not a free walk-in either. There might be a geographical restriction.

  5. Jens Pagotto:

    It seems that water and fuel mixed together and the fumes from this might have been enough for them to lose consciousness.

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