aught

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1aught

pronoun \ˈt, ˈät\

Definition of AUGHT

1
:  anything
2
:  all, everything <for aught I care> <for aught we know>

Origin of AUGHT

Middle English, from Old English āwiht, from ā ever + wiht creature, thing — more at aye, wight
First Known Use: before 12th century

2aught

adverb

Definition of AUGHT

archaic
:  at all

First Known Use of AUGHT

13th century

3aught

noun

Definition of AUGHT

1
:  zero, cipher
2
archaic :  nonentity, nothing
3
plural :  the first decade of a century

Examples of AUGHT

  1. <for dates, the year is automatically listed as a pair of aughts, so the user has to scroll down to the correct figure>

Origin of AUGHT

alteration (resulting from false division of a naught) of naught
First Known Use: 1872

Related to AUGHT

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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