The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

OUGHT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

This word, though generally directory only, will be taken as mandatory if the context requires it. Life Ass’n v. St Louis County Assessors, 49 Mo. 518.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.