Antonyms
Etymology

1. yes

noun. ['ˈjɛs'] an affirmative.

Antonyms

  • negative

Etymology

  • yes (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Yes

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • dispossess
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • repossess
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

How do you pronounce yes?

Pronounce yes as jɛs.

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Sentences with yes


1. Interjection
Ah, yes, the "run from Mommy and Daddy" game.

2. Noun, plural
All yes?

Quotes about yes


1. Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!"he whispered."Yes, Piglet?""Nothing,"said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
- A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

2. Do you remember me telling you we are practicing non-verbal spells, Potter?""Yes,"said Harry stiffly."Yes, sir.""There's no need to call me "sir"Professor."The words had escaped him before he knew what he was saying.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

3. Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

2. yes-man

noun. a person of unquestioning obedience.

Synonyms

  • flunkey
  • stooge
  • follower
  • flunky

Antonyms

  • superior
  • commander
  • someone
  • soul

3. yes-no_question

noun. a question that can be answered by yes or no.

Synonyms

  • question
  • interrogation
  • interrogative

Antonyms

  • certainty
  • declarative
  • declaratory
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