10 ways to say 'yes'
Last Modified: 01/12/2016
Are you saying 'Yes' whenever you want to give an affirmative answer to a question? Have you ever thought of any other alternatives?
Let’s have a look at other ways to say yes:
Now you know there are a lot of alternaties to the word 'yes', so what is your favourite way to say yes? Tell your friends about it!
A fomal way to say yes very definitely in answering a question or request.
By all means.
Used to politely agree with someone, give permission, or say yes.
I don’t mind if I do.
A polite way of accepting an offer of food or drink.
A slightly less fomal way to say yes as an answer to a question or statement.
A casual way to say yes or for agreeing to something.
Yep. / Yeah. / Yup.
Yep and yeah are very common alternatives to yes, but are only used informally among people you know well.
Used for saying yes in an enthusiastic way.
I’d love that!
A casual way to accept an offer.
Used to accept an offer enthusiastically.
Used for saying yes when someone has invited you to compete or do something difficult or dangerous.