Definitions for nayneɪ
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"the nays have it"
not this merely but also; not only so but
"each of us is peculiar, nay, in a sense unique"
A vote against.
I vote nay, even though the motion is popular, because I would rather be right than popular.
A person who voted against.
The vote is 4 in favor and 20 opposed, the nays have it.
or even, or more like, or should I say. Introduces a stronger and more appropriate expression than the preceding one.
Origin: From nai, nei, from nei, contraction of ne + ei. More at no.
no; -- a negative answer to a question asked, or a request made, now superseded by no. See 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
a negative vote; one who votes in the negative
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