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nay

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nay

  1. not merely this but also <I was angry—nay, furious—at the way they were treating that poor dog> Synonyms indeed, even, truly, verily, yeaRelated Words assuredly, certainly, decidedly, definitely, doubtless, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indisputably, positively, really, surely, truly, undeniably, undoubtedly, unquestionably




nay

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nay

  1. 1 a vote or decision against something <when the votes were tallied, it was 241 yeas and 54 nays> Synonyms no, negative, non placetRelated Words con; blackball, veto; denial, negation, refusalNear Antonyms pro; acceptance, approval, graceAntonyms positive, yea, yes

  2. 2 an unwillingness to grant something asked for <gave a resounding nay to the request for a mixed-company camping trip> Synonyms declination, disallowance, denial, no, nonacceptance, refusal, rejection, turndownRelated Words rebuff, repudiation, repulse, spurn; negative; ban, injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppressionNear Antonyms acceptance, accession, acquiescence, agreement, assent, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, leave, license (or licence), permission, sanction, sufferance; imprimatur, seal, signature, stampAntonyms allowance, approval, grant, OK (or okay)




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