Yes

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Yes Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an affirmative; "I was hoping for a yes"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an affirmative; "I was hoping for a yes"

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Yes Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Yes is an English word that shows acceptance or agreement, or making a positive response or exclamation. It is the opposite of no.

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'Yes' example sentence in quotations


* Rumack Yes I am serious... and don't call me Shirley. - Airplane

* You know what charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question. - Albert Camus

* For God's sake don't say yes until I've finished talking. - Christian Nestell Bovee


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Yes Sample Sentences in News


  • California adopts first 'yes means yes' sex assault law. Does it go too far?
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a law making California the first state in nation to legally spell out that “yes means yes” when it comes to sexual consent – with requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assaults. Read more on this news related to 'Yes'
  • Where Yes Means Yes: California Passes First Affirmative Consent Law
    California Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation's first affirmative consent law on Sunday, meaning that the paradigm of "yes means yes" is now the law of the land at colleges in the Golden State. Read more on this news related to 'Yes'
  • California adopts first 'yes means yes' sex assault law. Does it go too far? (+video)
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a law making California the first state to adopt an affirmative consent standard for sexual relations, which will apply to all colleges and universities that accept state funding. Read more on this news related to 'Yes'

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