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Meaning of AUGHT

Pronunciation:  oxht

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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"
 

AUGHT is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip
 
 See Also: bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, nihil, relative quantity, sweet Fanny Adams

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Aught\, Aucht \Aucht\, n. [AS. ?ht, fr. [=a]gan to own,
    p. p. [=a]hte.]
    Property; possession. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
    
    
  2. \Aught\, n. [OE. aught, ought, awiht, AS. [=a]wiht, [=a]
    ever + wiht. [root]136. See {Aye} ever, and {Whit}, {Wight}.]
    Anything; any part. [Also written {ought}.]
    
          There failed not aught of any good thing which the Lord
          has spoken.                              --Josh. xxi.
                                                   45
    
          But go, my son, and see if aught be wanting. --Addison.
    
    
    
    
  3. \Aught\ ([add]t), adv.
    At all; in any degree. --Chaucer.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggrandize, any, any one, anybody, anyone, anything, augment, beef up, boost, cipher, either, enlarge, exalt, expand, extend, goose egg, heighten, hike, magnify, multiply, nada, naught, nichts, nihil, nil, nix, no such thing, nothing, nothing at all, nothing on earth, nothing whatever, raise, some, something, somewhat, thing of naught, zero, zilch
 

 

 

 

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