(noun, verb, interjection, particle)


1. Used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.

- Our second goal of the match! Yes!

2. Response that confirms that the user is paying attention.


1. an affirmative

- I was hoping for a yes

Definition categories: communication, affirmative

Sentences with yes as a noun:

- Was that a yes?

- The workers voted on whether to strike, and there were thirty "yeses" and one "no".


1. A word used to show agreement or acceptance.

- Yes, you are correct.

- Yes, you may go play outside now.

- Yes, sir, we have your package right here.

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

- Oh, yes, it was!


1. (colloquial, transitive) To agree with, to affirm, to approve.

- Did he yes the veto?

2. (slang) To attempt to flatter someone by habitually agreeing.