[ uht, oot ]
/ ʌt, ut /
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the syllable once generally used for the first tone or keynote of a scale and sometimes for the tone C: now commonly superseded by do.
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Origin of ut
Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at gamut
Other definitions for ut (2 of 4)
Also u.t. universal time.
Utah (approved especially for use with zip code).
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How to use ut in a sentence
What a consoling word those four little letters, "d-u-t-y," sometimes spell!In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
"C-a-o-u-t-c-h—c-h—can't spell it," said the little man next below Charlie.Charlie Newcomer|Wilbur B. Stover
I'd like to have you run your eye over that, and then tell me where in thunder you learned to spell such s-u-t-c-h!Torchy|Sewell Ford
With the whistle he spelled out in the Morse code "T-r-e-e-d b-y a b-u-c-k w-a-t-c-h o-u-t."The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp|Thornton W. Burgess
U-t-ku-terh-ks: An evil spirit, from whom all witches received their power.Myths of the Iroquois. (1883 N 02 / 1880-1881 (pages 47-116))|Erminnie A. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for ut (1 of 2)
/ (ʌt, uːt) /
the syllable used in the fixed system of solmization for the note C
the first note of a hexachord in medieval music
Word Origin for ut
C14: from Latin ut; see gamut
British Dictionary definitions for ut (2 of 2)
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