Meaning of “might” - Learner’s Dictionary


modal verb us uk /maɪt/
Extra Examples
Keep hold of this. You might need it later.You never know - you might win the lottery.That's an option you might like to consider.Stick around after the concert and you might meet the band.While you're away, I might decorate the bathroom.

A2 used to talk about what will possibly happen:

It might be finished by Thursday.
She might not come.

B1 used to talk about what is possibly true:

I think Isabel might be pregnant.
The rain might have stopped by now.
you might like/want to UK formal

used to politely suggest something:

You might want to try a different approach next time.

(Definition of “might modal verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)