Meaning of NOUGHT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ nɔ:t ]
Note: The spelling 'naught' is also used for meaning 2.
Nought is the number 0. ( mainly BRIT; in AM, use zero )
Sales rose by nought point four per cent last month...
Houses are graded from nought to ten for energy efficiency...
If you try to do something but your efforts are not successful, you can say that your efforts come to nought . ( FORMAL )
Numerous attempts to persuade him to write his memoirs came to nought.
PHRASE : V inflects
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006