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yea - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'yea' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Yea [ adv.]
- Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.
- More than this; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf. Nay, adv., 2.
2 . Yea [ n.]
- An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.

Meaning of 'yea' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . yea [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an affirmative
Example in sentence:
  • I was hoping for a yes;
  • The yeas have it
2 . yea [ r]
Meaning (2):
- not only so, but
Example in sentence:
  • I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice