Complete Definition of "aught"

English

Etymology
From ME. term|aught|langenm, term|ought|langenm < OE. term|eht|lang=ang.

Pronunciation
enPR|ôt, IPA|/Ét/
audio|en-us-aught.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|ÉËt

Alternative spellings
ought

Pronoun
en-pron

  1. anything

#* 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 29.
#*: to other objects, which for aught we know, may be only in appearance similar ;

  1. archaic zero

See also
naught
owt

Translations
trans-top|anything
Portuguese: t+|pt|nada
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|zero
Portuguese: t+|pt|zero
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. archaic At all, in any degree.

References
R:Webster 1913|aught

Category:Contranyms

io:aught
te:aught
vi:aught

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