Definition Of yes


an affirmative answer or decision, especially in voting.

answering with assured and ardent yeses

encouraging someone to continue speaking.

“When you bought those photographs …” “Yes?”

expressing delight.

plenty to eat, including hot roast beef sandwiches (yes!)

used as a response to someone addressing one or otherwise trying to attract one's attention.

“Oh, Mr. Lawrence.” “Yes?”

used to give an affirmative response.

“Do you understand?” “Yes.”

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Example Of yes

  • yes, that's the way it was

  • Ah yes , that's certainly true, but we are also obliged to notify the next of kin.

  • Although felt extremely happy when I heard that, I could not give a big positive yes at the moment he asked.

  • And yes , I do understand that marriage may have begun as a means of social control by the church.

  • And yes , please throw away any tools that are worn out and replace them.

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