Definitions for yesyɛs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. yes(noun)

    an affirmative

    "I was hoping for a yes"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. yes(Noun)

    An affirmative expression; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.

    Was that a yes?

  2. yes(Noun)

    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".

  3. yes(Verb)

    To agree with, to affirm, to approve.

  4. yes(Verb)

    To attempt to flatter someone by habitually agreeing.

  5. yes(Adverb)

    A word used to show agreement or acceptance.

  6. yes(Adverb)

    A word used to indicate disagreement or dissent in reply to a negative statement.

  7. yes(Interjection)

    Used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.

    Our second goal of the match! Yes!

  8. Origin: yes, yis from ġēse, ġȳse, ġīse "yes, of course, so be it", equivalent to gea + sie. Compare yea.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Yes(adverb)

    ay; yea; -- a word which expresses affirmation or consent; -- opposed to no

  2. Origin: [OE. yis, is, es, ise, AS. gese, gise; probably fr. ge yea + sw so. 188. See Yea, and So.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'yes' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #410

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'yes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #47

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