/muyt/, auxiliary v.1. pt. of may1.2. (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?might2—mightless, adj./muyt/, 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 might and main, with all the vigor, force, or energy at one's command: They pulled with might and main.[bef. 900; ME myghte, OE miht, meaht; c. G macht, Goth mahts; akin to MAY1]Ant. 1-3. weakness.
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