What does might mean?

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

How to pronounce might?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. 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.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    If we decide to become mature enough, we might end up forcing some angels to become unemployed. We would take great care of ourselves without needing a guardian angel.

  3. Russell Solomon:

    There might be more risk to a standalone entity without the other businesses to cushion the cyclicality.

  4. Frank Darabont:

    The movie ended in my original script with Red on the bus going off to this uncertain and hopeful future, which is how the novella ends, but the folks at (production company) Castle Rock thought after putting the audience through two-plus hours of hell, we might owe them a union at the end.

  5. Princeton University:

    It's almost even more powerful to serve as a testimony — like a living testimony, even though Wilson Woodrow Wilson might not have wanted me to be at the university, I still am.

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