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nay

nay

 
pronunciation:
neI
parts of speech:
adverb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Homophone Note
part of speech: adverb
definition: no (used to express disagreement, denial, or rejection, as in a vote).
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a vote in the negative, or one so voting.
two ayes and one nay
similar words:
blackball, negative
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Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word neigh (the sound of a horse)? The words nay and neigh sound alike but have different meanings.