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aye

adverb \ˈā\

Definition of aye

  1. :  always, continually, ever <love that will aye endure — W. S. Gilbert>



Variants of aye

also ay play \ˈā\

Origin of aye

Middle English, from Old Norse ei; akin to Old English ā always, Latin aevum age, lifetime, Greek aiōn age


First Known Use: 13th century


2

aye

adverb \ˈī\

Definition of aye

  1. :  yes <aye, aye, sir>



Variants of aye

also ay play \ˈī\

Origin of aye

perhaps from Middle English ye, yie — more at yea


First Known Use: 1576

Rhymes with aye


3

aye

noun \ˈī\

Simple Definition of aye

  • : a yes vote

Full Definition of aye

plural ayes

  1. :  an affirmative vote or voter <the ayes have it>

1589

First Known Use of aye

1589

Variants of aye

also ay play \ˈī\


AYE Defined for Kids

1

aye

play
adverb \ˈī\

Definition of aye

  1. :  1yes 1 <Aye, aye, sir.>




2

aye

play
noun \ˈī\

Definition of aye

  1. :  a yes vote or voter <The ayes outnumber the nays.>





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