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1naught

pronoun \ˈnt, ˈnät\

Definition of NAUGHT

:  nothing <efforts came to naught>

Variants of NAUGHT

naught also nought \ˈnt, ˈnät\

Origin of NAUGHT

Middle English nought, from Old English nāwiht, from no + wiht creature, thing — more at no, wight
First Known Use: before 12th century

2naught

noun

Definition of NAUGHT

2
:  the arithmetical symbol 0 :  zero, cipher

Variants of NAUGHT

naught also nought

Examples of NAUGHT

  1. <my locker number is naught-seven-two>

First Known Use of NAUGHT

before 12th century

Related to NAUGHT

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain
NAUGHT Defined for Kids

1naught

pronoun \ˈnt\

Definition of NAUGHT for Kids

:  1nothing 1 <Our efforts came to naught in the end.>

Variants of NAUGHT

naught also nought \ˈnt\

2naught

noun

Definition of NAUGHT for Kids

:  zero 1, cipher

Variants of NAUGHT

naught also nought

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