Bedeutung von “ought” im Essential American English Dictionary

ought

verb us /ɔt/
ought to do something

B1 used to say or ask what someone should do:

You ought to see a doctor.
ought to be/do something

B1 used to say that you expect something to be true or that you expect something to happen:

She ought to be home by now.

(Definition von “ought” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)