nay definition

  • adverb:
    • No: All but four Democrats voted nay.
    • And furthermore: he had been ill-favored, nay, hideous.
    • no
    • No; -- a negative reply to a concern requested, or a request made, today superseded by no. Opposed to aye or yea. See additionally yes.
    • maybe not this merely, but additionally; not merely therefore, but; -- regularly mark the inclusion or substitution of a far more specific or even more emphatic term.
    • maybe not this simply but in addition; not merely so but
  • noun:
    • A denial or refusal.
    • A negative vote or voter.
    • A vote against.
    • someone who voted against.
    • Denial; refusal.
    • A negative vote; one that votes in negative.
    • A denial; refusal.
    • an adverse vote; ergo, one that votes into the negative: as, the yeas and nays.
    • A native Egyptian transverse flute, often with six holes.
    • a bad
  • conjunction:
    • or even, or higher like, or can I say. Introduces a stronger and much more appropriate appearance as compared to preceding one.
  • verb:
    • To refuse.
    • To decline.
  • others:
    • No: a manifestation of negation or refusal.
    • not merely so, but; and not just (whatever has just already been pointed out), additionally; without a doubt; actually: as, the Lord is eager, nay, he needs, that every should repent.
    • to deny; refuse.
    • to express nay; refuse.
    • To refuse; deny.

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