might definition

  • noun:
    • the ability, power, or impact held by an individual or team.
    • actual strength.
    • power or capability to do something. See Synonyms at power. See Regional Note at effective.
    • Power, strength, force or influence held by a person or group.
    • real power.
    • the capacity to do something.
    • Force or power of any kind, whether of human body or brain; power or intensity of function, feeling, or action; means or resources to impact an item; energy; force; energy; capability; capacity.
    • the standard of being able; capability to do or act; power; energetic private power or strength, physical or psychological: because, a man of may well; the might of intellect.
    • energy of control or compulsion; capability to wield or direct power; commanding strength: since, the might of empire.
    • Physical force; material power.
    • Preterit of may.
    • physical energy
  • auxiliary-verb:
    • always indicate a disorder or condition unlike fact: She might help if she knew the truth.
    • regularly show a possibility or probability which weaker than may: we possibly may learn a pot of silver at the conclusion of the rainbow.
    • regularly show possibility or probability or permission in past times: She informed him yesterday he may maybe not go on the trip.
    • always show a greater degree of deference or politeness than may, ought, or should: Might I express my opinion?
  • adjective:
    • Mighty; powerful; feasible.
  • verb:
    • familiar with suggest conditional or possible activities.
    • Easy past of may. Always suggest authorization in past tight.
    • Easy past of might. Regularly indicate chance in last tight.
  • others:
    • imp. of may.

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