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nay

 (nā)
adv.
1. No: All but four Democrats voted nay.
2. And moreover: He was ill-favored, nay, hideous.
n.
1. A denial or refusal.
2. A negative vote or voter.

[Middle English, from Old Norse nei : ne, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + ei, ever; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

nay

(neɪ)
sentence substitute
chiefly archaic or dialect an archaic or dialect (except in voting by voice) word for no1
n
a. a person who votes in the negative
b. a negative vote
adv
(sentence modifier) archaic an emphatic form of no1
[C12: from Old Norse nei, from ne not + ei ever, ay1]

nay

(neɪ)

adv.
1. and not only so but; not only that but also; indeed: many good, nay, noble qualities.
2. Archaic. no (used in dissent, denial, or refusal).
n.
3. a denial or refusal.
4. a negative vote or voter.
[1125–75; Middle English nai, nei < Old Norse nei no]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nay - a negative; "the nays have it"
negative - a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"
yea - an affirmative; "The yeas have it"
Adv.1.nay - not this merely but also; not only so but; "each of us is peculiar, nay, in a sense unique"

nay

adverb indeed, actually, in fact, and even, or rather, in truth Long essays, nay, whole books have been written on this.

nay

adverb
Not so:
Informal: nope.
noun
1. A negative response:
2. A negative vote or voter:
Translations
nonou plutôt

nay

[neɪ]
A. ADV (archaic or liter) (= no) → no; (= or rather) → más aún, mejor dicho
bad, nay terriblemalo, mejor dicho horrible
dozens, nay hundredsdocenas, más aún centenares
B. N (= refusal) → negativa f; (in voting) → voto m negativo, voto m en contra
to say sb nayindicar lo contrario a algn
see also yea

nay

adv
(obs, dial)nein
(liter) surprised, nay astonishedüberrascht, nein vielmehr verblüfft
nNein nt, → Neinstimme f ? yea

nay

[neɪ] adv (old) (no) → no
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