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yea    : [j'e]
Yea \Yea\ (y[=a] or y[=e]; 277), adv. [OE. ye, ya, [yogh]e,
[yogh]a, AS. ge['a]; akin to OFries. g[=e], i[=e], OS., D.,
OHG., G., Dan. & Sw. ja, Icel, j[=a], Goth. ja, jai, and
probably to Gr. "h^ truly, verily. [root]188. Cf. {Yes}.]
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1. Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or
an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by
yes. See {Yes}.
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Let your communication be yea, yea; nay, nay.
--Matt. v. 37.
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2. More than this; not only so, but; -- used to mark the
addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf.
{Nay}, adv., 2.
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I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice. --Phil.
i. 18.
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Note: Yea sometimes introduces a clause, with the sense of
indeed, verily, truly. "Yea, hath God said, Ye shall
not eat of every tree of the garden?" --Gen. iii. 1.
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Yea \Yea\, n.
An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a
vote by yeas and nays.
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Note: In the Scriptures, yea is used as a sign of certainty
or stability. "All the promises of God in him are yea,
and in him Amen." --2 Cor. i. 20.
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adv 1: not only so, but; "I therein do rejoice, yea, and will
rejoice" [synonym: {yea}, {yeah}]
n 1: an affirmative; "The yeas have it" [ant: {nay}]

114 Moby Thesaurus words for "yea":
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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