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Ya vs. Yes

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Yainterjection

(informal) Yeah; yes.

Yesinterjection

Used to express pleasure, joy, or great excitement.

‘Our second goal of the match! Yes!’;

Yainterjection

(informal) Go. (Spoken to horses and cattle.)

Yesinterjection

Response that confirms that the user is paying attention.

Yaadverb

yea; yes

Yesnoun

An affirmative expression; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.

‘Was that a yes?’;

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Yaadverb

Yea.

Yesnoun

A vote of support or in favor/favour of something.

‘The workers voted on whether to strike, and there were thirty "yeses" and one "no".’;

Yesverb

to agree with, affirm, approve.

‘Did he yes the veto?’;

Yesverb

(slang) to attempt to flatter someone by habitually agreeing

Yesadverb

Ay; yea; - a word which expresses affirmation or consent; - opposed to no.

Yesnoun

an affirmative;

‘I was hoping for a yes’;

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Yesinterjection

used to give an affirmative response

‘‘Do you understand?’ ‘Yes.’’;

Yesinterjection

expressing agreement with a positive statement

‘‘That was a grand evening.’ ‘Yes, it was.’’;

Yesinterjection

asked at the end of a statement to indicate the expectation of agreement

‘you think I perhaps killed Westbourne, yes?’;

Yesinterjection

expressing contradiction of a negative statement

‘‘You don't want to go.’ ‘Yes, I do.’’;

Yesinterjection

used as a response to someone addressing one or trying to attract one's attention

‘‘Oh, Mr Lawrence.’ ‘Yes?’’;

Yesinterjection

used to question a remark

‘‘It should be easy to check.’ ‘Oh yes? How?’’;

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Yesinterjection

encouraging someone to continue speaking

‘‘When you bought those photographs …’ ‘Yes?’’;

Yesinterjection

expressing great pleasure or excitement

‘plenty to eat, including hot hamburger sandwiches (yes!)’;

Yesinterjection

expressing irritation or impatience

‘‘Is the pain still there?’ ‘Yes, yes, damn you, the pain is always there’’;

Yesnoun

an affirmative answer or decision, especially in voting

‘answering with assured and ardent yeses’;

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