Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: aught
IPA transcription: ['ɔt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose_egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • But tell me, Robin Ingoldsby, dost know aught more of this matter?
  • Poor thing! we must not ask aught about her, but that she needs help.
  • Have I ever murmured at aught that came to pass, or wished it otherwise?
  • In vain I ransack the bushes that carry the webs: I never find aught that realizes my hopes.
  • I'm a poor black feckless sheep--childer may clem for aught I can do, unless, parson, yo'd help me?'
  • If ye allow me aught to clothe me, 'twill be of your bounty, and each of you shall traffic with the folk for himself.
  • For with his eye he could not follow it So as to see aught else than flame alone, Even as a little cloud ascending upward,
  • The animal knows its trade thoroughly, but it does not know and will never know aught else, being incapable of originality.
  • Even as he returns who goeth down Sometimes to clear an anchor, which has grappled Reef, or aught else that in the sea is hidden,
  • And I, who with them on the cross am placed, Jacopo Rusticucci was; and truly My savage wife, more than aught else, doth harm me."