Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To oppose, deny, or take a pessimistic or negative view of.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of nay-say. A refusal, denial, gainsay, disagreement or negation
  • verb Alternative spelling of nay-say. say no to; deny, disagree, or oppose

Etymologies

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From nay +‎ say

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