- The definition of aught is another way of saying anything or anything at all.
An example of usage of the word aught is to say, “I don't suppose you know anything at all about this stain on the carpet?”
aught definition by Webster's New World
- anything whatever: for aught I know
Origin: < a naught (see naught), by faulty separation into an aughta zero
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English awiht ; from a, ever plush wiht, a creature, wight
aught definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old English āuht; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.
- A cipher; zero.
- Archaic Nothing.
Origin: From an aught, alteration of a naught; see naught.