Definition and Meanings for nay
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Part of Speech of nay
adverb, noun, transitive verb
Etymology of nay
Meaning of nay
as adverb, adverb
- no; -- a negative answer to a question asked, or a request made, now superseded by no. opposed to aye or yea. see also yes.
- not this merely, but also; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition or substitution of a more explicit or more emphatic phrase.
- denial; refusal.
- a negative vote; one who votes in the negative.
as transitive verb
- to refuse.