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Ought (IPA: /ˈɔt/)

Ought (n. & adv.)

See Aught.

Ought (imp., p. p., or auxiliary)

Was or were under obligation to pay; owed.

Ought (imp., p. p., or auxiliary)

Owned; possessed.

Ought (imp., p. p., or auxiliary)

To be bound in duty or by moral obligation.

Ought (imp., p. p., or auxiliary)

To be necessary, fit, becoming, or expedient; to behoove; -- in this sense formerly sometimes used impersonally or without a subject expressed.

Ought ()

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Ought Rhymes

Aught, Brought, Faught, Fought, Fraught, Gaut, Haught, Haut, Laut, Maute, Naught, Ot, Ought, Plaut, Rought, Snot, Sought, Taught, Taut, Thought, Traut, Vaught, Vought, Wat, Wrought

Ayotte, Begot, Cadotte, Distraught, Guillotte, Lamotte, Lezotte, Lizotte, Marcotte, Marotte, Mayotte, Mcnaught, Picotte, Pilotte, Reshot, Rethought, Sicotte, Turcotte

Overbought, Overwrought

Spanish Translation

Ought in Spanish is Debería

Tagalog Translation

Ought in Tagalog is Dapat

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm." - Community

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Court of equity ought to follow the law." - Equity

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A elephant's life is tedious, laborious and slow; I've been an elephant all me life so I blooming well ought to know." - Elephants

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A flattering painter, who made it his care To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are." - Painting

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A general fishing cross-examination ought not to be permitted." - Evidence

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