yes

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yes is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
yes

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Positive
yes

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  1. A word that is used to agree or accept.
    Yes, I eat fish.
  2. A word used to not agree with a negative sentence or question.
    You are not tall. Yes, I am tall.
    You do not want it, do you? Yes, I do.
    Isn't William your brother? Yes, he is my brother.

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Interjection
yes

  1. Used to show excitement or joy
    I won! Yes!

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Noun[change]

Singular
yes

Plural
yeses

  1. A yes is an answer that agrees or accepts.
    She gave him a yes.
  2. A yes is a vote for a thing.
    The vote count was six "yesses" and one "no."

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