Definitions for Affirmativeəˈfɜr mə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affirmative(adj)

    a reply of affirmation

    "he answered in the affirmative"

  2. affirmative, affirmatory(adj)

    affirming or giving assent

    "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"

  3. affirmative, optimistic(adj)

    expecting the best

    "an affirmative outlook"

  4. approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)

    expressing or manifesting praise or approval

    "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"

Wiktionary

  1. affirmative(Noun)

    Yes; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.

  2. affirmative(Noun)

    An answer that shows agreement or acceptance.

  3. affirmative(Noun)

    An assertion.

  4. affirmative(Adjective)

    pertaining to truth; asserting that something is

  5. affirmative(Adjective)

    pertaining to any assertion or active confirmation that favors a particular result

  6. affirmative(Adjective)

    positive

  7. Origin: From affirmatif, from affirmativus, from affirmare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affirmative(adj)

    confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law

  2. Affirmative(adj)

    that affirms; asserting that the fact is so; declaratory of what exists; answering "yes" to a question; -- opposed to negative; as, an affirmative answer; an affirmative vote

  3. Affirmative(adj)

    positive; dogmatic

  4. Affirmative(adj)

    expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition

  5. Affirmative(adj)

    positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted

  6. Affirmative(noun)

    that which affirms as opposed to that which denies; an affirmative proposition; that side of question which affirms or maintains the proposition stated; -- opposed to negative; as, there were forty votes in the affirmative, and ten in the negative

  7. Affirmative(noun)

    a word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as, yes, that is so, etc

  8. Origin: [L. affirmativus: cf. F. affirmatif.]


Translations for Affirmative

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إيجابيArabic
  • утвърдителен, положителенBulgarian
  • affirmativer SatzGerman
  • afirmativo, oración afirmativa, positivoSpanish
  • affirmatif, phrase affirmativeFrench
  • dearfachIrish
  • bevestigende zinDutch
  • tiltredes, bekreftesNorwegian
  • positivo, afirmativoPortuguese
  • положи́тельный, утверди́тельный, утвердительныйRussian
  • 肯定Chinese

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