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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Used to say yes when voting. A word meaning yes, used especially in Scotland.

Usage examples (26)
  • The candidate was elected on a general aye.
  • After all, the aye-aye is more dangerous than the pygmy mouse lemur.
  • His argument seems to hang on the pronunciation of the word aye meaning ` yes. '
  • It's called the aye-aye, which lives in Madagascar. for more
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  • Keeping an "eye" (organ of sight) on local politics may lead you to vote "aye"/"ay" (affirmative, yes) in the next election. However, you may think, "I (the self) don't want to run for office."
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