ought

Part of speech: noun

A cipher; naught.

Part of speech: verb

To be under moral obligation to be or do.

Part of speech: verb

To be fitting or imperative.

Part of speech: noun

Aught; anything.

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Usage examples "ought":

  1. What do you think I ought to do? - "Andy Grant's Pluck", Horatio Alger.
  2. Well, I ought to be. - "A Day Of Fate", E. P. Roe.
  3. She ought to be here by this time. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.