Might

Might

, n. [AS. meaht, miht, from the root of magan to be able, E. may; akin to D. magt, OS. maht, G. macht, Icel. mttr, Goth. mahts. 103. See May, v.] Force or power of any kind, whether of body or mind; energy or intensity of purpose, feeling, or action; means or resources to effect an object; strength; force; power; ability; capacity.
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What so strong,
But wanting rest, will also want of might?
Spenser.
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Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
Deut. vi. 5.
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With might and main. See under 2d Main.
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