It is so; as you say or ask. Used to express affirmation, agreement, positive confirmation, or consent.n., pl. yes·es.
- An affirmative or consenting reply.
- An affirmative vote or voter.
To give an affirmative reply to.interj.
Used to express great satisfaction, approval, or happiness.
[Middle English, from Old English gēse, so be it! : probably gēa, so + sīe, may it be so.]