- 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affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes.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. - An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a
vote by yeas and nays.