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Ought, vb. 1) owed: “you o. him a thousand pound,” H4A III, 3, 152 (Mrs Quickly's speech).
2) to be bound in duty; should necessarily; followed by an inf. with “to:” Wiv. I, 1, 103. Meas. II, 1, 56. Ado II, 3, 202. III, 3, 87. Mids. III, 1, 30. Mids. III, 1, 30 As II, 4, 7. Tw. V, 303. R2 V, 3, 110. H5 III, 2, 139. III, 6, 58. H6A IV, 1, 28. H6B IV, 7, 54. H6C IV, 7, 44. R3 II, 2, 131. Cor. II, 3, 2. Caes. II, 1, 270. Lr. V, 3, 324. I o. so (viz to answer) Cor. III, 3, 62. Inf. without to: “you o. not walk without the sign of your profession,” Caes. I, 1, 3.
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