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English → English (WordNet) Definition: affirmative affirmative adj 1: affirming or giving assent; “an affirmative decision”; “affirmative votes”; “an affirmative nod”; “an affirmatory gesture” [syn: affirmatory] [ant: negative] 2: expecting the best; “an affirmative outlook” [syn: optimistic] 3: supporting a policy or attitude etc; “an affirmative argument” [syn: favoring] affirmative n : a reply of affirmation; “he answered in the affirmative” [ant: negative]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Affirmative Affirmative \Af*firm"a*tive\, a. [L. affirmativus: cf. F. affirmatif.] 1. Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] 3. Positive; dogmatic. [Obs.] --J. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Lysicles was a little by the affirmative air of Crito. --Berkeley. [1913 Webster] 4. (logic) Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition. [1913 Webster] 5. (Alg.) Positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted. [1913 Webster] Affirmative \Af*firm"a*tive\, n. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Whether there are such beings or not, 't is sufficient for my purpose that many have believed the affirmative. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as, yes, that is so, etc. [1913 Webster]


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