Origin of aye
Words nearby aye
How to use aye in a sentence
Remarkably, fossils suggest the strange aye-aye crossed to Madagascar separately from the other lemurs.One Incredible Ocean Crossing May Have Made Human Evolution Possible|Nicholas R. Longrich|May 2, 2021|Singularity Hub
“Aye,” his father said—the last thing he would ever say to him.
Four Senate Republicans did vote aye on Lilly Ledbetter back in 2009.What That RNC Aide’s Equal Pay Blunder on MSNBC Says About Her Party|Michael Tomasky|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Aye ready;” and arm-in-arm we raced into the dining-room, scandalizing the servants.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The vote in the Senate was 81-18, with 27 Republicans voting aye and 18 nay.
Boehner and Paul Ryan voted aye, Eric Cantor and Kevin McCarthy no.
Sur le confluant des deux rivieres, y avoit la plus belle assemble des Sauvages que j'aye point encore veue.
If you cannot bear the cigar in your mouth—aye, and enjoy it—you have no business with it: go back to your brown paper and cane!
My own individuality is entirely in the background; aye, I am not conscious of any personality in matters pertaining to the Cause.
There is great perseverance, aye, moral courage of no mean order, in his survival in the movement.
Aye,’ ses he, ‘and it makes the monied vulgarian think he is as good as those who only tolerate him.The Whale and the Grasshopper|Seumas O'Brien
British Dictionary definitions for aye (1 of 2)
- an expression of compliance, esp used by seamen
- British an expression of amused surprise, esp at encountering something that confirms one's suspicions, expectations, etc
- a person who votes in the affirmative
- an affirmative vote