What does OUGHT mean?

Definitions for OUGHT
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Wiktionary

  1. ought(Noun)

    cipher, zero, nought.

    Etymology: ahte, past tense of agan

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ought

    awt, n. (same as Aught) a vulgar corr. of nought.—adv. (Scot.) Ought′lings, at all, in any degree.

  2. Ought

    awt, v.i. to be under obligation: to be proper or necessary.—n. Ought′ness, rightness. [A.S. áhte, pa.t. of ágan, to owe.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'OUGHT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2070

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'OUGHT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #675

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'OUGHT' in Verbs Frequency: #339

How to pronounce OUGHT?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say OUGHT in sign language?

  1. ought

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of OUGHT in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of OUGHT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of OUGHT in a Sentence

  1. Mark Warner:

    These guys are whack jobs and the President ought to disavow them.

  2. Rebecca West:

    Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

  3. Walter Raleigh:

    Who so taketh in hand to frame any state or government ought to presuppose that all men are evil, and at occasions will show themselves so to be.

  4. Democratic Gov. John Carney:

    The intent of this legislation is pretty simple, we ought to make sure that every American has their vote counted, and that every vote matters. That's how we choose governors, local representatives and school board members. The same should be true when we're electing our president.

  5. John M. Keynes:

    Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.

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