American English

Definition of might noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] (formal or )
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  • (literary) great strength, energy, or power America's military might I pushed the rock with all my might.
  • Idioms
    might is/makes right (saying)
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    having the power to do something gives you the right to do it Their foreign policy is based on the principle that “might is right.”
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: might