As a interjection sure is yes, of course. Darkfairie17 | 349 opinions shared on Flirting topic. Saying "you're welcome" every time someone thanks you for refilling their glass could get irritating for both customer and yourself, but there's no really widely used alternative, apart from a smile. (or whatever it is the customer is drinking.). For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Sure. Not at all, would also work, I think, but if we take a café scenario. English is not the language most commonly spoken in restaurants in France. Guru +1 y. (obsolete) Free from danger; safe; secure. Ok is a synonym of sure. 3. Physically secure and certain, non-failing, reliable. As a response by a waiter to a customer, I would find "OK" or "Sure" to be less than truly polite. Add Opinion. He was just acknowledging that he would let you know if he wants to hang out. You must log in or register to reply here. GreenWhiteBlue's suggestion may well be correct etiquette in an expensive restaurant (of which I know nothing, A good waiter will keep a customer's water glass filled at all times, so it is not necessary to ask if the customer wants more water: if the water glas is less than full, the waiter should fill it automatically. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License; additional terms may apply. What is it that you are asking the customers? Well, it depends where you are working, as well. It's possible that the expectation of a filled water glass is an American expectation. As a response by a waiter to a customer, I would find "OK" or "Sure" to be less than truly polite. Used to indicate acknowledgement or acceptance. I wouldn't read too much into it. Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License; (computing) To confirm by activating a button marked, satisfactory, reasonably good; not exceptional. "Okay sure" meaning? Most Helpful Girls. A comment/ statement made when an individual would like to imply sarcasm or a lack of interest towards something someone else says. JavaScript is disabled. "Certainly" is a useful alternative, and would sound fine, if not overused, at least on the East side of the Atlantic. You wold ask by saying "Would you like some more coffee?" In France one has to specifically ask for a pitcher of water to be put on the table, otherwise one ends up unwittingly buying bottled water. As a adverb sure is without doubt. may sound a little pretentious, so I'm afraid, once again, the environment in which you're working is everything. What is it that you are asking the customers? On the other hand, you would ask the customer if he or she wold like more of another beverage (such as coffee.) The question is about English language usage. See Wiktionary Terms of Use for details. "OK" and "Sure" might be very common in the US, but we generally don't use "sure" in the UK in this context. What country are you working in? Used to introduce a sentence in order to draw attention to the importance of what is being said. Sure can be pronounced in a very high pitched manner and may be accompanied by sarcastic head nodding. As adjectives the difference between ok and sure is that ok is (informal) (ok) while sure is physically secure and certain, non-failing, reliable. An utterance expressing exasperation, similar to "". When the customer says "thank you" when you refill the glasses, you may say nothing. 2. The United States is by far the largest English speaking nation. Pay attention to whether he does try to initiate plans, and if he follows through.