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
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    Australian
    Veena
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    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. Stoneman Douglas:

    President Donald Trump's a professional liar who will say anything to appease whatever crowd President Donald Trump's at, if President Donald Trump's in front of families, President Donald Trump might say something in support of common sense gun reform. But then when President Donald Trump's at the National Rifle Association, President Donald Trump'll say something to get a big cheer.

  2. Abdullahi Majeed:

    They spread a lot of misinformation, this might be an attempt to delay, rather than speed up, work on a Paris accord.

  3. George Washington:

    If I could have entertained the slightest apprehension that the Constitution framed by the Convention, where I had the honor to preside, might possibly endanger the religious rights of any ecclesiastical Society, certainly I would never have placed my signature to it.

  4. Adam Balen:

    Young women with irregular periods need a thorough assessment not only of their hormones and metabolism but also of their lifestyle so that they can be advised about steps that they can take which might enhance their overall health.

  5. Richard Land:

    That would be a problem, i think it might depress [ turnout ] some.

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