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aye

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "ay."
aye(
ay
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(used to express affirmation) (United Kingdom)
a.
Are you bringing the wee one? — Aye, my son's coming.¿Traes al pequeñito? — Sí, viene mi hijo.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(nautical)
a. a la orden
Strike the mainsail! — Aye, captain.¡Arriar la vela mayor! — A la orden, mi capitán.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (voting)
a. a favor (adverb)
Almost no one else voted aye, but I had to stand up for my principles.Casi nadie más votó a favor, pero tenía que defender mis principios.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
4.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(forever) (United Kingdom)
a. siempre
The glory of our land shall endure for ever and aye.La gloria de nuestra tierra perdurará por siempre jamás.
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aye [aɪ]
adverb
especially (Scot) (North)
aye, aye sir! sí, mi capitán
noun
(m)
to vote aye votar sí; the ayes have it se ha aprobado la moción; there were 50 ayes and 3 noes votaron 50 a favor y 3 en contra
aye [aɪ]
adverb
for ever and aye (Scot) por siempre jamás
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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