Pronunciation of Might
/mˈa͡ɪt/, /mˈa‍ɪt/, /m_ˈaɪ_t/

Synonyms for might:

Sense 1

power trip, paternalism, supremacy, ought, power play, supervision, patriarchy, Thew, bully pulpit, Potence, apron strings, powerhouse, the forefront, ascendancy, greatness, veto, pocket veto, shall, enforcement, oligopoly, rein, regimentation, alternatively, should, Cannot, predominance, governorship, sprightliness, say-so, dominance, lordship.

Sense 2

assumption, reign, peppiness, clutch, leadership, jurisdiction, leverage, maybe, discipline, must, dictation, the last word, used to, animation, tooth, get-up-and-go, force majeure, monopoly.

Sense 3

tyranny, look, mantle, sinew, would, spell.

Sense 4

reach, dominion.

Sense 6

pull, direction, will, grip, say.

Sense 10


Sense 11






Other synonyms and related words:

mogul, grip, pull, superpower, capability, ability, overwhelming, clutch, sinew, leverage, efficiency, direction, ascendancy, index, look, major power, would, king, alternatively, leadership, competency, Cannot, mantle, grandeur, efficacy, maybe, animation, magnate, say, must, world power, sprightliness, business leader, can, Thew, baron, say-so, dominance, rise, get-up-and-go, lordship, big businessman, dominion, greatness, veto, could, dictation, Potence, top executive, will, may, regimentation, oligopoly, great power, force majeure, spell, peppiness, capacity, qualification, monopoly, firepower, exponent, jurisdiction, tycoon.

Sense 1 (noun)


Sense 2 (noun)

jurisdiction, say-so, leadership, dominion, greatness, oligopoly, monopoly.

Sense 3 (noun)

Thew, sinew, Potence.

Sense 4 (noun)

animation, sprightliness, peppiness, get-up-and-go.

Sense 5 (noun)

used to, must, ought, shall, Cannot, should.

ability, power (noun)

peppiness, control, strength, sinew, punch, competence, muscle, capacity, get-up-and-go, puissance, force, steam, jurisdiction, command, capability, domination, efficacy, powerfulness, qualification, potency, energy, efficiency, sway, mastery, clout, vigor, authority.

attribute (noun)

power, mightiness.

authority (noun)

mightiness, credential, purview, prestige, faculty, commission, empowerment, powerfulness, seniority, punch, primacy, charge, superiority, kingship, title, office, mastery, influence, stature, license, sovereignty, mandate, domination, clout, privilege, precedence, cogency, authority, enfranchisement, sway, command, birthright, right, steam, prerogative, control, Prepotency, rank, entitlement.

command (noun)


energy (noun)

spunk, pep, vivacity, verve, fire, fervor, spirit, energy, vigor, snap, force, drive, zip, spark, zeal, puissance, effervescence, potency, power, strength, vim, zing, stamina, activity.

might (noun)

may, can, power, could, mightiness.

power (noun)

grasp, competence.

say-so (noun)


strength (noun)

toughness, stability, sturdiness, muscle, huskiness, firmness, stoutness, brawn, vitality.

Usage examples for might:

  • " We thought we could be of no use and might be in the way," Gifford replied. - "The Hunt Ball Mystery", Magnay, William.
  • " You might tell me. - "The Rebel of the School", Mrs. L. T. Meade.
  • " But it might not. - "A Man to His Mate", J. Allan Dunn.

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