Translation of "yes" - English-Spanish dictionary


exclamation uk /jes/ us /jes/

A1 used to agree with something, or to give a positive answer to a question or request

‘Did you enjoy your trip?’ ‘Yes, I did.’
‘Can I borrow your pencil?’ ‘Yes, of course.’

A1 used as an answer when someone calls you

‘Jack!’ ‘Yes?’

A2 used when you are disagreeing with a negative statement

‘I’m not a very good cook.’ ‘Yes, you are – you cook really well!’

(Translation of “yes” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


interjection /jes/

used to express agreement or consent

Yes, that is true
Yes, you may go.

(Translation of “yes” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)