10 ways to say 'yes'

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:

  1. Certainly.

    A fomal way to say yes very definitely in answering a question or request.

  2. By all means.

    Used to politely agree with someone, give permission, or say yes. 

  3. I don’t mind if I do.

    A polite way of accepting an offer of food or drink.

  4. That’s right.

    A slightly less fomal way to say yes as an answer to a question or statement.

  5. Sure.

    A casual way to say yes or for agreeing to something.

  6. Yep. / Yeah. / Yup.

    Yep and yeah are very common alternatives to yes, but are only used informally among people you know well.

  7. You bet!

    Used for saying yes in an enthusiastic way.

  8. I’d love that!

    A casual way to accept an offer.

  9. Brilliant!

    Used to accept an offer enthusiastically.

  10. You’re on!

    Used for saying yes when someone has invited you to compete or do something difficult or dangerous.

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!