The definition of aught is another way of saying anything or anything at all.noun
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?”YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- anything whatever: for aught I know
Origin: < a naught (see naught), by faulty separation into an aughta zero
Origin: ME < OE awiht < a, ever + wiht, a creature, wight
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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.