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In retrospect, the answer is yes, but at the time it must have been less evident.

On Monday, Microsoft reported back after two years to say the data center has been retrieved and yes, it is practical.

From Fortune

So, I mean, I’d say yes, but I’m trying to think of some major American institutions that aren’t.

Their data analysis suggests the answer to that question is yes.

From 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.

And yes, someone has already called Spencer a “Small Fry,” har har.

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.

And yes, our values include tolerance of those who wish to make fun of religion.

And that may well be what is happening in the Barnett Shale region around, yes, Dallas and Irving.

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!

"Yes, Alessandro," she answered faintly, the gusts sweeping her voice like a distant echo past him.

They used to believe in witchcraft, and they burned millions—yes, millions—of innocent women as witches.

"Yes, as there seems no possibility of making any more mistakes on our way, you are free," replied the gravest of the two.

“Yes; that would be indispensible,” said the baron, whose eyes were sweeping the room from corner to corner, fiercely and swiftly.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yes, such as: affirmative, amen, fine, good, okay, and true.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.