What does nought mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zero, 0, nought, cipher, cypher(noun)

    a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number

Wiktionary

  1. nought(Noun)

    Nothing; something which does not exist.

  2. nought(Noun)

    A thing or person of no worth or value; nil.

  3. nought(Noun)

    Not any quantity of number; zero; the score of no points in a game.

  4. nought(Noun)

    The figure or character representing, or having the shape of, zero.

  5. nought(Verb)

    To abase, to set at nought.

  6. nought(Adverb)

    To no extent; in no way; not at all.

  7. nought(Adverb)

    Not.

  8. nought(Pronoun)

    Nothing; zero.

  9. nought(Adjective)

    Good for nothing; worthless.

  10. nought(Adjective)

    Wicked, immoral.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nought

    see Naught

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nought

    nawt, n. not anything: nothing.—adv. in no degree.—Set at nought, to despise. [Same as Naught.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nought' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1514

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nought in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nought in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aesop:

    I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.

  2. lot chakonza:

    I've seen a disciplined man who possessed nought, and i've seen a wealthy man who is devoid of understanding.

  3. Robert Burns:

    The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy

  4. Homer:

    Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for mankind. For fleeting dreams have two gates one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tidings which come to nought, but those which issue from the one of polished horn bring true results when a mortal sees them.

  5. Homer, The Odyssey:

    Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for mankind. For fleeting dreams have two gates: one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tidings which come to nought, but those which issue from the one of polished horn bring true results when a mortal sees them.

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