Meaning of 'affirmative'

Find the meaning of the word ‘affirmative’

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Meaning of ‘affirmative’

4 definitions found.



affirming or giving assent

Example: "an affirmative decision"

Synonyms: affirmatory


expressing or manifesting praise or approval

Synonyms: approving approbative approbatory plausive


expecting the best

Example: "an affirmative outlook"

Synonyms: optimistic


a reply of affirmation

Example: "We answered in the affirmative."

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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