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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. might

    Power is the most general term of this group, including every quality, property, or faculty by which any change, effect, or result is, or may be, produced; as, the power of the legislature to enact laws, or of the executive to enforce them; the power of an acid to corrode a metal; the power of a polished surface to reflect light. Ability is nearly coextensive with power, but does not reach the positiveness and vigor that may be included in the meaning of power, ability often implying latent, as distinguished from active power; we speak of an exertion of power, but not of an exertion of ability. Power and ability include capacity, which is power to receive; but ability is often distinguished from capacity, as power that may be manifested in doing, as capacity is in receiving; one may have great capacity for acquiring knowledge, and yet not possess ability to teach. Efficiency is active power to effect a definite result, the power that actually does, as distinguished from that which may do. Competency is equal to the occasion, readiness prompt for the occasion. Faculty is an inherent quality of mind or body; talent, some special mental ability. Dexterity and skill are readiness and facility in action, having a special end; talent is innate, dexterity and skill are largely acquired. Our abilities include our natural capacity, faculties, and talents, with all the dexterity, skill, and readiness that can be acquired. Efficacy is the power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it; as, the efficacy of a drug. Efficiency is effectual agency, competent power; efficiency is applied in mechanics as denoting the ratio of the effect produced to the power expended in producing it; but this word is chiefly used of intelligent agents as denoting the quality that brings all one's power to bear promptly and to the best purpose on the thing to be done. Compare ADDRESS; DEXTERITY; SKILFUL.

    Synonyms:
    ability, aptitude, capability, capacity, cleverness, cogency, competency, dexterity, efficacy, efficiency, energy, expertness, faculty, force, power, qualification, readiness, skill, strength, susceptibility, talent

    Antonyms:
    awkwardness, dulness, feebleness, helplessness, imbecility, impotence, inability, inaptitude, incapacity, incompetence, inefficiency, maladroitness, stupidity, unskilfulness, weakness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. might

    Synonyms:
    strength, force, power, ability

    Antonyms:
    weakness, infirmity, feebleness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. might, mightiness, powernoun

    physical strength

    Synonyms:
    power, ability, exponent, index, major power, great power, tycoon, force, magnate, top executive, world power, business leader, powerfulness, mightiness, baron, big businessman, superpower, mogul, office, king

Editors Contribution

  1. i can

    Submitted by anonymous on May 26, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mightnoun

    Synonyms:
    power, strength, puissance, force, main, potency, efficacy, ability, efficiency

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mightnoun

    Synonyms:
    strength, power, force, puissance, potency

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "might":

    maybe, perhaps, possible, risk

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#60753magnate
#69512cleverness
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How to use might in a sentence?

  1. Andrea Bopp Stark:

    That's the default setting, some servicers and lenders will require borrowers to pay in full at the end of the forbearance period. But if borrowers can't pay one month now, it is hard to see how they might pay four months worth of their mortgage payments at once later.

  2. Hedy Chang:

    You absolutely should be in contact with your teacher and let them know what's going on. Otherwise they might be wasting resources trying to track you down.

  3. Ganesh Palapattu:

    Not only you are what you eat, you are how you eat, and it might very well be that you are when you eat.

  4. Dorwin Schreuder:

    I think the coding thing is remarkable, but I'm a hard skeptic, the circumstances of those codes being what Tom says they are, that he says nobody but him would know these units and these figures, if it's true that's pretty hard to argue against. Rackstraw might be his guy.

  5. George Koob:

    Breathalyzers are effective at monitoring blood alcohol content, but you have to go through the effort of blowing into it, and you may leave it home, or it might look a little geeky.

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