might-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: an individual's physical strength

Commentary: MIGHT[+quality][+individual][+strength][+physical]

Mary could feel the might of the big stallion as he broke into a gallop.
The might of the explosion shattered storefront glass six blocks away.
The story tells of the might of Hercules and his amazing physical feats.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: collective authoritative power, resources

Commentary: MIGHT[+quality][+collective][+power][+authoritative]

The front of the courthouse had the motto 'right is might' carved in stone.
The British navy was a great military might in the 19th century.
The might of the Roman Empire extended across Europe and Asia Minor.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a