Definitions for Affirmativeəˈfɜr mə tɪv
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a reply of affirmation
"he answered in the affirmative"
affirming or giving assent
"an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
expecting the best
"an affirmative outlook"
approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)
expressing or manifesting praise or approval
"approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"
Yes; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
An answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
pertaining to truth; asserting that something is
pertaining to any assertion or active confirmation that favors a particular result
Origin: From affirmatif, from affirmativus, from affirmare.
confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law
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
expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition
positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted
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
a word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as, yes, that is so, etc
Origin: [L. affirmativus: cf. F. affirmatif.]
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