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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 naught /ˈnɔt, ˈnɑt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Naught n.
 1. Nothing. [Written also nought.]
    Doth Job fear God for naught?   --Job i. 9.
 2. The arithmetical character 0; a cipher. See Cipher.
 To set at naught, to treat as of no account; to disregard; to despise; to defy; to treat with ignominy. “Ye have set at naught all my counsel.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Naught, adv. In no degree; not at all.
    To wealth or sovereign power he naught applied.   --Fairfax.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Naught, a.
 1. Of no value or account; worthless; bad; useless.
    It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer.   --Prov. xx. 14.
 Go, get you to your house; begone, away!
 All will be naught else.   --Shak.
    Things naught and things indifferent.   --Hooker.
 2. Hence, vile; base; naughty. [Obs.]
    No man can be stark naught at once.   --Fuller.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had
           ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had
           done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all
           for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it" [syn: nothing,
            nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher,
            goose egg, zero, zilch, zip]
      2: complete failure; "all my efforts led to naught"