1. (adv.) Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.

2. (adv.) More than this; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf. Nay, adv., 2.

3. (n.) An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.

Australian ballot Hare system OK a fortiori above all acceptance additionally adherence admiration affirmative affirmative attitude affirmativeness agreed all right all the more along amen approbation approval as well aye ballot besides blessing canvass canvassing casting vote chiefly countenance counting heads cumulative voting deciding vote division dominantly endorsement enfranchisement especially esteem even ever so fagot vote favor favorable vote first of all franchise graveyard vote hand vote in chief in the main indeed likewise list system mainly more more than ever moreover mostly nay never so no no end nod nod of assent nontransferable vote particularly peculiarly plebiscite plebiscitum plumper plural vote poll polling predominantly preferential voting primarily principally proportional representation proxy record vote referendum representation respect right to vote rising vote sanction say seal of approval secret ballot show of hands single vote snap vote stamp of approval still more straw vote suffrage thumbs-up too transferable vote truly verily viva voce voice voice vote vote voting voting right write-in write-in vote yea vote yea-saying yeas and nays yep yes yet


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