There are 2 main definitions of -es in English:

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-es 1

Pronunciation: /ɪz/ Pronunciation: /z/

suffix

1Forming plurals of nouns ending in sibilant sounds: boxes kisses
2Forming plurals of certain nouns ending in -o: potatoes heroes

Origin

Variant of -s1.

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There are 2 main definitions of -es in English:

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-es 2

Pronunciation: /ɪz/ Pronunciation: /z/

suffix

Forming the third person singular of the present tense:
1In verbs ending in sibilant sounds: pushes
2In verbs ending in -o (but not -oo): goes

Origin

Variant of -s2.

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