(noun.) physical strength.
(imp.) of May
(-) imp. of 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.
n. Power, strength, puissance, force, main, potency, efficacy, ability, efficiency.
n. power: ability: strength: energy or intensity of purpose or feeling.—adj. Might′ful (Shak.) mighty: powerful.—adv. Might′ily.—n. Might′iness state of being mighty: power: greatness: great amount: a title of dignity: excellency.—adj. Might′y having greater power: strong: valiant: very great: important: exhibiting might: wonderful.—Might and main utmost strength.
pa.t. of may.
- As a walking companion, Emma had very early foreseen how useful she might find her. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- For instance, if he took his supper after a hard day, to the Dead March in Saul, his food might be likely to sit heavy on him. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- My, it might be a description of Watson! 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- The grate might have been the old brazier, and the glow might have been the old hollow down by the flare. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- They were scheming to outdo one another, to rob weaker contemporaries, to destroy rivals, so that they might for a brief interval swagger. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- And then I asked him if I might come to see you; because I felt so much for his trouble and yours. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Might not that woman, by her labour, have made the reparation ordained by God in paying fourfold? 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- He might have seen his old acquaintance Amelia on her way from Brompton to Russell Square, had he been looking out. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- His strength returned, and a month after the visit of Thomasin he might have been seen walking about the garden. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- Indisputably, Mr. Home owned manly self-control, however he might secretly feel on some matters. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- In translating him into the language of modern thought, we might insensibly lose the spirit of ancient philosophy. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Mr Sampson murmured that this was the sort of thing you might expect from one who had ever in her own family been an example and never an outrage. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- During my journey I might dream, and with buoyant wings reach the summit of life's high edifice. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Such I was, from eight to eight and twenty; and such I might still have been but for you, dearest, loveliest Elizabeth! 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- Any room in this house might suffice. 简·奥斯汀. 曼斯菲尔德庄园.