Associations to the word «Aught»


AUGHT, pronoun. Anything whatever, any part.
AUGHT, noun. Whit, the smallest part, iota.
AUGHT, noun. (archaic) zero
AUGHT, noun. The digit zero as the decade in years. For example, aught-nine for 1909 or 2009.
AUGHT, adverb. (archaic) At all, in any degree, in any respect.
AUGHT, noun. Property; possession
AUGHT, noun. Duty; place; office
AUGHT, verb. To own, possess
AUGHT, verb. To owe, be obliged or obligated to
AUGHT, adjective. Possessed of

Dictionary definition

AUGHT, 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".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.