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English → English (WordNet) Definition: nay nay n : a negative; “the nays have it” [ant: yea] adv : not this merely but also; not only so but; “each of us is peculiar, nay, in a sense unique”
English → English (gcide) Definition: nay nay \nay\ (n[=a]), adv. [Icel. nei; akin to E. no. See No, adv.] 1. No; -- a negative answer to a question asked, or a request made, now superseded by no. Opposed to aye or yea. See also Yes. [1913 Webster +PJC] And eke when I say “ye,” ne say not “nay.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] I tell you nay; but except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. --Luke xiii. 3. [1913 Webster] And now do they thrust us out privily? nay, verily; but let them come themselves and fetch us out. --Acts xvi. 37. [1913 Webster] He that will not when he may, When he would he shall have nay. --Old Prov. [1913 Webster] Note: Before the time of Henry VIII. nay was used to answer simple questions, and no was used when the form of the question involved a negative expression; nay was the simple form, no the emphatic. --Skeat. [1913 Webster] 2. Not this merely, but also; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition or substitution of a more explicit or more emphatic phrase. [1913 Webster] Note: Nay in this sense may be interchanged with yea. “Were he my brother, nay, my kingdom's heir.” --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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