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Ways of saying yes - thesaurus

Synonyms

yes

adverb

used for telling someone that what they have said or asked is true or correct

definitely

adverb

used for emphasizing that you mean ‘yes

of course

adverb

used for sayingyes’ very definitely, in answer to a question

sure

adverb

spoken used for saying yes or for agreeing to something

naturally

adverb

spoken used for sayingyes’, especially when that would be most people’s answer

that’s right

used instead of ‘yes’ as an answer to a question or statement

I don’t mind if I do

a polite and humorous way of accepting something that is being offered to you

by all means

used for politely agreeing with someone, giving permission, or sayingyes

you bet

used for sayingyes’ in an enthusiastic way

you’re on

used for sayingyes’ when someone has invited you to compete or do something difficult or dangerous

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affirmative

adjective

showing that you mean ‘yes

affirmative

noun

formal a word or phrase that indicates agreement, support, or attention to what is being said. ‘Yes’ and ‘I agree’ are affirmatives.

aye

interjection

British a word used for sayingyes’ by people in some parts of the UK, especially Scotland

be my guest

yes: used as a polite reply to a request

course

adverb

spoken of course

I don’t see why not

used for saying yes when someone asks for your permission

I’ll say

used for expressing agreement, or for saying yes in a very definite way

is the Pope (a) Catholic?

used for sayingyes’ very definitely as the answer to a question

not half

used for emphasizing what you are saying, or for emphasizing that you mean ‘yes

uh huh

interjection

used for writing the sound that people make when they agree with something, or when they sayyes’ to a question

yea

adverb

an old word meaningyes

yeah

adverb

informal yes

yebo

interjection

South African a way of saying 'yes' or 'I agree'

yep

adverb

informal yes

yes

adverb

used when you are accepting what someone offers you

yes

adverb

used when you are giving permission

yes

adverb

used when you are agreeing to do something

yes

noun

an answer that expresses agreement or that gives permission

yes and no

used for saying that something is only partly true

you betcha

a way of writing ‘you bet you’ that shows how it sounds in informal conversation, used for sayingyes’ in an enthusiastic way

yup

adverb

informal yes

BuzzWord

hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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