Meaning of might


Pronunciation: (mīt), [key]
— auxiliary v.
  1. pt. of.
  2. (used to express possibility): They might be at the station.
  3. (used to express advisability): You might at least thank me.
  4. (used in polite requests for permission): Might I speak to you for a moment?


Pronunciation: (mīt), [key]
— n.
  1. physical strength: He swung with all his might.
  2. superior power or strength; force: the theory that might makes right.
  3. power or ability to do or accomplish; capacity: the might of the ballot box.
  4. with all the vigor, force, or energy at one's command: They pulled with might and main.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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