Definition of Yea

1. Noun. An affirmative. "The yeas have it"

Generic synonyms: Affirmative
Antonyms: Nay



2. Adverb. Not only so, but. "I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice"
Exact synonyms: Yeah

Definition of Yea

1. adv. Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.

2. n. An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.

3. adv. Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.

4. n. An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.

Definition of Yea

1. Adverb. (dated) yes ¹

2. Adverb. Thus, so (now often accompanied by a hand gesture) ¹

3. Interjection. (context: in some dialects of American English, including Southern, Western, and African American Vernacular) yeah, right, yes ¹

4. Interjection. (misspelling of yeah) ¹

5. Noun. An affirmative vote, usually but not always spoken ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yea

1. an affirmative vote [n -S]

Medical Definition of Yea

1. 1. Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes. "Let your communication be yea, yea; nay, nay." (Matt. V. 37) 2. More than this; not only so, but; used to mark the addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf. Nay. "I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice." (Phil. I. 18) Yea sometimes introduces a clause, with the sense of indeed, verily, truly. "Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?" Origin: OE. Ye, ya, ye, ya, AS. Gea; akin to OFries. Ge, i.e., OS, D, OHG, G, Dan. & Sw. Ja, Icel, ja, Goth. Ja, jai, and probably to Gr. "h^ truly, verily. Cf. Yes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yea

ydo
ydrad
ydred
ydromancy
ydronke
yds
ye
ye'd
ye'elimite
ye'll
ye're
ye've
ye gods
ye olde
ye wei
yea (current term)
yea-forsooth
yead
yeading
yeads
yeaghe
yeah
yeah, no
yeah, right
yeah-huh
yeah right
yeahs
yealdon
yealdons
yealing

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