yes, indeed


: certainly
used as more emphatic affirmative reply than "yes" alone
"Do you know him?" "Yes, indeed!"

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Rebecca replies that yes, indeed, they can get promoted. Phillip Maciak, The New Republic, 15 Mar. 2023 History says yes, indeed. Dallas News, 12 Feb. 2023 Given the team in front of and behind the camera (including original series creator Graham Yost as an executive producer), all signs point to yes, indeed. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 2 Jan. 2023 Both are attractive, poised, infinitely patient and nonjudgmental: When one bride-to-be insists that her reception feature a ranch-dressing fountain—yes, indeed—Ms. John Anderson, WSJ, 9 Mar. 2021

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“Yes, indeed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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