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.]
(Adjective) Supportive of a statement or cause.
Her nod was an indication of affirmation.Submitted by anonymous on March 15, 2019
The numerical value of affirmative in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of affirmative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of affirmative in a Sentence
Some people think it's moved enough to justify an affirmative vote.
Some people have said wealth is affirmative action for white people.
Thats why we believe we need to encourage parliaments to have affirmative action.
It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.
They'd have to prove there was affirmative obligation by the city and the police department to protect the safety of the people in the club.
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- утвърдителен, положителенBulgarian
- affirmativer SatzGerman
- afirmativo, oración afirmativa, positivoSpanish
- affirmatif, phrase affirmativeFrench
- bevestigende zinDutch
- tiltredes, bekreftesNorwegian
- positivo, afirmativoPortuguese
- положи́тельный, утверди́тельный, утвердительныйRussian
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