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Definition of "yea" []

  • Yes; aye. (adverb)
  • Indeed; truly: They have spoken, yea, shouted their reply. (adverb)
  • An affirmative statement or vote. (noun)
  • One who votes affirmatively. (noun)
  • Indeed; truly (adverb)

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Use "yea" in a sentence
  • "As "yea" is His word, so "Amen" is His oath, which makes our assurance of the fulfilment doubly sure."
  • "Walker's Andrew Jackson, after leading the over-eager troupe through an opening number that repeats the words "Populism yea yea," is next seen playing with wooden dolls as a child who loses his parents to either cholera or Indian attacks."
  • "February 12th, 2010 at 2: 30 pm muzz (brought to you by Screaming Yellow Zonkers) says: bizarrobrain – yea, and with the blind following of the rightwing goons that the trolls do – they are just going to get stupider and stupider by the day"