"I was hoping for a yes"
An affirmative expression; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
Was that a yes?
A vote of support or in favor/favour of something.
The workers voted on whether to strike, and there were thirty "yeses" and one "no".
To agree with, to affirm, to approve.
To attempt to flatter someone by habitually agreeing.
A word used to show agreement or acceptance.
A word used to indicate disagreement or dissent in reply to a negative statement.
Used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.
Our second goal of the match! Yes!
Origin: yes, yis from ġēse, ġȳse, ġīse "yes, of course, so be it", equivalent to gea + sie. Compare yea.
ay; yea; -- a word which expresses affirmation or consent; -- opposed to no
Origin: [OE. yis, is, es, ise, AS. gese, gise; probably fr. ge yea + sw so. 188. See Yea, and So.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
yes, adv. ay: a word of affirmation or consent. [A.S. gise, gese—geá, yea, sý, let it be.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'yes' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #410
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'yes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #47
The numerical value of yes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of yes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Yes, yes, yes, yes...
Yes, yes, yes, yes, kingfisher Holdings Ltd. buys several types of products.
Just for the record, yes, I'm bilingual. Yes, my wife is from Mexico. Yes, I love the Mexican culture. And yes, I'm an American and so is my wife and we have a set of shared values just like everybody else, there's no conflict there at all.
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, first of all, under Dodd-Frank, that is what will happen because we now have stress tests and I'm going to impose a risk fee on the big bank if they engage in risky behavior but they have to know, their shareholders have to know that yes, they will fail and if they're too big to fail. Then under my plan and others that have been proposed, they may have to be broken up.
Would be Hillary be helpful? Yes she would, but she is not the only one who would help. There are a lot of Democrats at the top of the ticket who would be helpful. Would Elizabeth Warren be helpful. Yes she would. Would Joe Biden be helpful? Yes he would. I don't agree with this whole notion that it has to Hillary Clinton or it won't be a positive. I don't think that's the case at all. A presidential year is going to be helpful for us.
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Translations for yes
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- ааи, аиеиAbkhaz
- نعم, بَلىArabic
- так, даBelarusian
- হ্যাঁ, জিBengali
- síCatalan, Valencian
- sì, ièCorsican
- jo, anoCzech
- ja, joDanish
- Ja, dochGerman
- sí, por el contrario, aceptar, a favorSpanish
- بله, آره, چراPersian
- jaa, kyllä, vahvistaa, myönnellä, kylläpäsFinnish
- ia, ioFijian
- jú, jaFaroese
- oui, siFrench
- jaWestern Frisian
- כֵּן, יש!, דווקא כןHebrew
- जी, जी हाँ, हाँHindi
- igen, de igenHungarian
- այո, հաArmenian
- já, júIcelandic
- ええ, よし, うん, いいえ, やった, はいJapanese
- ურა, კი, თანხმობა, ჰო, დიახ, ხო, ვაშაGeorgian
- aapKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- ច៎ា, អឺ, បាទ, អើKhmer
- 네, 아니요, 예Korean
- макул, ообаKyrgyz
- ita, yesLatin
- joLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ແມ່ນ, ແມ່ນແລ້ວLao
- ya, ha'ahMalay
- ဟုတ်ကဲ့, အင်းBurmese
- ja, wel, toch, jawelDutch
- ja, jo, yesNorwegian
- aooʼNavajo, Navaho
- оOssetian, Ossetic
- ਹਾਂPanjabi, Punjabi
- ależ tak, owszem, tak, noPolish
- هوPashto, Pushto
- sim, a favor, afirmativo, é!Portuguese
- ea, hai, bainschi hei, bagn, bainschi hai, gie, bein, gea, schi, bain, gea bagn, hei, bainschiRomansh
- ещё как, так, напро́тив, да, наоборо́тRussian
- आं, एवंSanskrit
- da, to!, даSerbo-Croatian
- ඔවුSinhala, Sinhalese
- no, hej, ánoSlovak
- to!, dà, jáSlovene
- ja, joSwedish
- ఔను, అవునుTelugu
- ори, бале, ҳаTajik
- ถูก, ค่ะ, ใช่, อืม, ครับ, ถูกต้องThai
- opo, ooTagalog
- ioTonga (Tonga Islands)
- ھەئەUyghur, Uighur
- ہاں, جی ہاں, جیUrdu
- ha, boʻptiUzbek
- phải, ờ, được, ừ, vâng, có chứ, được chứ, dạ, có, rồiVietnamese
- awè, åy, oyi, siyaWalloon
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