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naught

pronoun \ˈnȯt, ˈnät\

Definition of naught

  1. :  nothing <efforts came to naught>



Variants of naught

also nought \ˈnȯt, 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


2

naught

noun

Definition of naught

  1. 1 :  nothingness, nonexistence

  2. 2 :  the arithmetical symbol 0 :  zero, cipher



Examples of naught

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



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of naught

before 12th century

Variants of naught

also nought

Other Number-Related Terms



NAUGHT Defined for Kids

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naught

pronoun \ˈnȯt\

Definition of naught

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



Variants of naught

also nought \ˈnȯt\

2

naught

noun

Definition of naught

  1. :  zero 1, cipher



Variants of naught

also nought


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