anything whatever; any part: for aught I know.
Archaic. in any degree; at all; in any respect.
Other definitions for aught (2 of 4)
a cipher (0); zero.
aughts, the first decade of any century, especially the years 1900 through 1909 or 2000 through 2009.
Other definitions for aught (3 of 4)
to own; possess.
to owe (someone or something); be obligated to.
property; a possession.
How to use aught in a sentence
Against all odds, this remake recaptures the magic of these early aughts skateboarding games while refreshing them for modern consoles and audiences.
See, if you started high school in the late ’90s or early aughts, sex was just a little … different.
Still, even as the Michigan Militia faded in the late ’90s and early aughts, it never fully disappeared.The Rise of American Militias, From Timothy McVeigh to Kyle Rittenhouse | Nick Fouriezos | September 6, 2020 | Ozy
For aught we know, there may be millions of systems, each containing millions of solar systems.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
In the tear-stained story of humanity there has never been aught to surpass the thrilling record of Cawnpore.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Not that a gentleman is aught but a gentleman anywhere, but courtesy is certainly not the Englishman's best point.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
Nor did we see aught of him during the next few minutes that we spent glaring at Bevans and the surrounding territory.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
And their common father had never seen aught but the faults of Marius and the virtues of Florimond.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for aught (1 of 2)
anything at all; anything whatever (esp in the phrase for aught I know)
dialect in any least part; to any degree
British Dictionary definitions for aught (2 of 2)
a less common word for nought
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