What does aught mean?

Definitions for aught
ɔtaught

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(noun)

    a quantity of no importance

    "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aught(noun)

    alt. of Aucht

  2. Aught(noun)

    anything; any part

  3. Aught(adverb)

    at all; in any degree

  4. Origin: [OE. aught, ought, awiht, AS. wiht, ever + wiht. 136. See Aye ever, and Whit, Wight.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aught

    awt, n. a whit: ought: anything: a part. [A.S. á-wiht, contr. to áht, whence ōht, ōght, and ought. Shakespeare, Milton, and Pope use ought and aught without distinction. Awiht is from á, ó, ever, and wiht, creature, a wight, a thing.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aught in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aught in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Milton:

    If it come to prohibiting, there is aught more likely to be prohibited than truth itself.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    For aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Not a whit, we defy augury: there's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come: the readiness is all: since no man has aught of what he leaves, what is't to leave betimes?

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