ought vs. aught – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Ought

Definition:

expresses an emotional, practical, or other reason for doing something

Examples:

The State ought to repair the bridges

VS.

Aught

Definition:

Anything whatever

Examples:

Only a small proportion of their populations had aught to do with the road

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