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might2

might2

pronunciation:
maIt
phrases:
with might and main
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: effective force or power; ability.
The development of these tanks increased the might of the enemy's ground forces.
synonyms:
power, prowess, strength, vigor
similar words:
ability, capability, competence, energy
definition 2: great force or physical strength.
The dictator ruled by might rather than by the will of the people.
synonyms:
force, power, strength, vigor
similar words:
brawn, energy, intensity, main, muscle, prowess
phrase: with might and main
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The words might and mite sound alike but have different meanings. To learn why a sled dog would rather have great might than mites, look up mite.
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  • mighty:
    having might or power.
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