Nought can act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.
WHAT DOES NOUGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?
0 is both a number and the numerical digit used to represent that number in numerals. It fulfills a central role in mathematics as the additive identity of the integers, real numbers, and many other algebraic structures. As a digit, 0 is used as a placeholder in place value systems. In the English language, 0 may be called zero, nought or naught /ˈnɔːt/, nil, or — in contexts where at least one adjacent digit distinguishes it from the letter "O" — oh or o /ˈoʊ/. Informal or slang terms for zero include zilch and zip. Ought or aught /ˈɔːt/ has also been used historically.
The translations of nought from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nought» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NOUGHT» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nought» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nought» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nought
3 QUOTES WITH «NOUGHT»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word nought.
The law serves of nought else in these days but for to do wrong, for nothing is spread almost but false matters by color of the law for reward, dread and favor and so no remedy is had in the Court of Equity in any way.
Of these years nought remains in memory but the sad feeling that we have advanced and only grown older.
Abstraction is everybody's zero but nobody's nought.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NOUGHT»
Discover the use of nought in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nought and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The Unemployment Crisis: All for Nought?
The Unemployment Crisis, a collection of essays based on the first annual economic policy conference held at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, explores the severity of the 1990-93 recession, the reasons for the crisis, and what ...
Brian Kenneth MacLean, Lars Osberg, 1996
A Concordance to the Poems of Robert Browning
Nought 211 Novelty And made one's ear-drum ache: nought else would serve
689.35 R. and B. 3.317 — Cared for themselves, their supposed good, nought
else 715.21 R. and B. 4.697 Nought left you but a low appeal to law 721.31 R.
The Proverbs, Epigrams, and Miscellanies of John Heywood ...
(6) "nought lay down, nought take up " (41c; 2276). c) " a thing of nought " (43c). d
) " whom I made of nought " (65c) — " bring to nought " (6sd). (e) see Mum, Play. (
/) " all have and nought forgo " (223c). (g) " as good seek nought ... as seek and ...
John Heywood, John Stephen Farmer, 1562
Origins of the Kabbalah
of the Book Yesirah said: He made his Nought into his Being, and he did not say:
He made the Being from the Nought.1" This teaches us that the Nought is the
Being and the Being is the Nought. However, the Nought is called "bearer" ('
Gershom Scholem, Gershom Gerhard Scholem, Raphael Jehudah Zwi Werblowsky, 1990
One small decision can change everything . . . The fourth novel in Malorie Blackman's powerful Noughts & Crosses sequence.
Malorie Blackman, 2008
Julian of Norwich: A Book of Essays
Thowe er nought. For I sawe that god is alle thynge; I sawe nought the. And when
I sawe that god hase made alle thynge, I sawe the nought. And when I sawe that
god is in alle thynge, I sawe the nought. And whenn I sawe that god does alle ...
Sandra J. McEntire, 1998
Philosophy's Higher Education
The Nay is related to the Nought in the same way as the slave is related to the
master, that is, through activity or work. The Yea leaves the Nay behind with the
Nought. For the Yea of the non-Nought, the Nought is nothing and the Nay is the
Nigel Tubbs, 2006
English Fairy Tales: And, More English Fairy Tales
The queen would not christen the boy till the king came back, and she said, “We
will just call him Nix Nought Nothing until his father comes home.” But it was long
before he came home, and the boy had grown a nice little laddie. At length the ...
Joseph Jacobs, Donald Haase, 1890
Custom and Myth
Thequeenwould notchristenthebairntill the kingcame back, and she said, 'We will
just call him Nicht Nought Nothing until his father comes home.' But it was long
before he came home, and the boy had grown anice little laddie. At length the ...
Andrew Lang, 2014
The Man Who Feared God for Nought: Being a Rhythmical ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Otis Cary, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NOUGHT»
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WATCH: Andy Cohen Reminds Us How Magical Life Really Is on …
But it was for nought. After performing a rousing Cher cover and then a red pleather-filled, masterful rendition of Loverboy's “Working for the ... «Out Magazine, Jul 15»
Bid for summons via newspaper
Attempts to trace Clifford Moodley had come to nought, Durban High Court Judge Fikile Mokgohloa was told on Thursday in an unusual ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
In-form Jordan Finney leads the Cove CC charge
Things very nearly got worse for the home side when Alistair Gibbins was dropped on nought – and Cove was soon left to rue that mistake as ... «gethampshire.co.uk, Jul 15»
Bajan U19s lose to Leewards
Chasing 160 to win in 50 overs, Barbados started poorly, losing their first three wickets for 26 runs –– Boucher (nought), Kyle Hinkson (four) ... «Barbados Today, Jul 15»
Heather Knight says missed chances cost England against Australia …
Lanning, who ran Knight out on 38 with a direct hit, was delighted she could make a meaningful contribution after being dismissed for nought in ... «SkySports, Jul 15»
Gutsy Hampshire come back from the dead again
Adam Wheater (nought) went for an ill-judged reverse sweep from his very first delivery and picked out the fielder round the corner. And when ... «Portsmouth News, Jul 15»
Haverhill skipper refuses to lose the faith
... Division Two wicket when having opener Tom Sinclair (then averaging 56 per innings) caught at slip for nought in a spell of 1-18 in six overs. «Haverhill Echo, Jul 15»
Ottery 2nds edged out in thriller with Hatherleigh
... first Quick (27 with four fours) was caught by Hinch, then last man Lee Bonner was bowled for nought as Hatherleigh posted a 192-run target. «Sidmouth Herald, Jul 15»
Bangladesh vs. South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: Highlights, Scorecard …
South Africa then made a strong start to their second innings, reaching 61 for nought before the weather once again saw a halt to proceedings, ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
CAD: Currency Index & Volatility
There were attempts to recover, but local pressure, created by different currencies, brought to nought the idea of pushing the composite above ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
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