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We found 32 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word ought:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. ought: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. ought, ought, ought: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. ought, ought, ought, ought: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. ought: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. ought: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. ought: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Ought, Ought, ought: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. ought: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Ought: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. ought: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. ought: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. ought: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. ought: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. ought (n.), ought (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. ought: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. ought: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Ought (band), Ought: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Ought: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. ought: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. ought: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. ought: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. OUGHT: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  23. ought: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  24. ought: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. ought: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. ought: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. ought: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. ought: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ought: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ought: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Quick definitions (ought)

  • () of Owe
  • (imp., p. p., or auxiliary) Owned; possessed.
  • (imp., p. p., or auxiliary) To be bound in duty or by moral obligation.
  • (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.
  • (imp., p. p., or auxiliary) Was or were under obligation to pay; owed.
  • (n. & adv.) See Aught.

    (This definition is from the 1913 Webster's Dictionary and may be outdated.)
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    Words similar to ought:   must, need, should, had better, zero, more...

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