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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A quantity of no importance.

Usage examples (34)
  • Noun : for aught I know
  • Have we ever lived in aught but deserts, and fed on aught but dates?
  • I failed thee in aught of love; and is it thus that thou requirest me?
  • Thwart me not, answered she, in aught I do, or I will lay violent hands on myself! for more
Tutoring comment
  • We "ought" (to express obligation or likelihood) to know that there is "aught" (zero, zilch) reward for being unkind to others.
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