WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
yea /yeɪ/USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. (used in stating agreement) yes.
  2. indeed:Yea, and she did hear.
  3. moreover:He was a good, yea, a noble man.

n. [countable]
  • an affirmative reply or vote:The yeas have it.
  • a person who votes in the affirmative.


  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    yea /jeɪ/ sentence substitute
    1. a less common word for aye
    adv
    1. (sentence modifier) archaic or literary indeed; truly: yea, though my enemies spurn me, I shall prevail
    Etymology: Old English gēa; related to Old Frisian jē, Old Saxon, Old Norse, Old High German jā, Gothic jai



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