Share This

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
yes (adverb)
1.
- used as a function word to express assent or agreement are you ready? Yes, I am
2.
- used as a function word usually to introduce correction or contradiction of a negative assertion or direction don't say that! Yes, I will
3.
- used as a function word to introduce a more emphatic or explicit phrase
4.
- used as a function word to indicate uncertainty or polite interest or attentiveness
yes (noun)
an affirmative reply - yea
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
yes (adverb)
used to express agreement
SYNONIMS:
all right, alright, aye ( ay), exactly, OK ( okay), okeydoke ( okeydokey), yea, yeah, yep, yo
RELATED WORDS:
absolutely, assuredly, certainly, indeed, indisputably, positively, undoubtedly, unquestionably
nay, no, no way, scarcely
yes (noun)
a vote or decision for something
SYNONIMS:
affirmative, yea
RELATED WORDS:
pro; acceptance, accession, acquiescence, agreement, approval, assent, concurrence, consent, permission, sanction
NEAR ANTONYMS:
con; blackball, veto; declination, denial, disallowance, negation, refusal, rejection, turndown
nay, negative, no, non placet
« Back to Dictionary

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This