What does aught mean?

Definitions for aught
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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

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

  2. Aught(noun)

    anything; any part

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

  3. Aught(adverb)

    at all; in any degree

    Etymology: [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.]

How to pronounce aught?

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

How to say aught in sign language?

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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

Examples of aught in a Sentence

  1. 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?

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    The real haves are they who can acquire freedom, self-confidence, and even riches without depriving others of them. They acquire all of these by developing and applying their potentialities. On the other hand, the real have nots are they who cannot have aught except by depriving others of it. They can feel free only by diminishing the freedom of others, self-confident by spreading fear and dependence among others, and rich by making others poor.

  3. 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.

  4. John Milton:

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

Images & Illustrations of aught

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