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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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