noun, plural yes·es.
verb (used with object), yessed, yes·sing.
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In retrospect, the answer is yes, but at the time it must have been less evident.Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 17, 2020|Freakonomics
On Monday, Microsoft reported back after two years to say the data center has been retrieved and yes, it is practical.Microsoft hails success of its undersea data center experiment—and says it could have implications on dry land, too|David Meyer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
So, I mean, I’d say yes, but I’m trying to think of some major American institutions that aren’t.Why Can’t Schools Get What the N.F.L. Has? (Ep. 431)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 10, 2020|Freakonomics
Their data analysis suggests the answer to that question is yes.What it takes for a city to jump into the knowledge economy|Karen Ho|September 9, 2020|Quartz
We are asking the City Council to vote no on any new franchise agreement with an investor-owned utility — and with that decision, to say yes to a greater power service and greater power generally for the people of San Diego.The Franchise Agreement Ending Offers San Diego a Chance for a Fresh Start|Amanda Moser and Shauna McKenna|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
And yes, someone has already called Spencer a “Small Fry,” har har.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yes, we do typically do better than Europe (and Canada, too, which is frequently awful on this score).
But yes, I pictured a James Bond-type just sauntering over to her.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And yes, our values include tolerance of those who wish to make fun of religion.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And that may well be what is happening in the Barnett Shale region around, yes, Dallas and Irving.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You may kill one—two—ten; yes, as many as the leaves in the forest yonder, and their brothers will not miss them.The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems|H. L. Gordon
"Yes, always that," retorted the boy, and Piers Minor burst into a laugh.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
Yes, he had accidentally helped me, and I wished doubly that I might help him.Lady Baltimore|Owen Wister
"Yes, I am one of the dwellers in the happy garden," answered the Peacock, strutting.The Curious Book of Birds|Abbie Farwell Brown
"That's part of my plantation, yes," answered the Southerner.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Sunny South|Laura Lee Hope