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1 : A word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as, yes, that is so, etc.

2 : 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.

3 : Positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted.

4 : Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.

5 : Positive; dogmatic.

6 : 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.

7 : Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.

8 : In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively.

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1 : Affirmative

n.

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

2 : Affirmative

n.

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.

3 : Affirmative

a.

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

4 : Affirmative

a.

Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.

5 : Affirmative

a.

Positive; dogmatic.

6 : Affirmative

a.

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.

7 : Affirmative

a.

Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.

8 : Affirmatively

adv.

In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively.

This word affirmative uses (11) total characters with white space

This word affirmative uses (11) total characters with white out space

This word affirmative uses 8 unique characters: A E F I M R T V

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Number of all combination ncr for affirmative word is (40320)

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From Wikipedia

Affirmative can mean:

  • Pertaining to truth
  • Pertaining to an assertion
  • An answer that shows agreement or acceptance, such as "yes"
  • Affirmative (linguistics), a positive (non-negated) sentence or clause
  • Affirmative (policy debate), the team which affirms the resolution
  • Affirmative action

From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Adjective
      • 1.3.1 Derived terms
      • 1.3.2 Translations
    • 1.4 Noun
      • 1.4.1 Translations
    • 1.5 Interjection
    • 1.6 See also
  • 2 French
    • 2.1 Pronunciation
    • 2.2 Adjective
  • 3 German
    • 3.1 Adjective
  • 4 Latin
    • 4.1 Adjective

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French affirmatif, from Latin affirmativus, from affirmare (to assert).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈfɜːmətɪv/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈfɝmətɪv/
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Adjective[edit]

affirmative (comparative more affirmative, superlative most affirmative)

  1. pertaining to truth; asserting that something is; affirming
    an affirmative answer
  2. pertaining to any assertion or active confirmation that favors a particular result
  3. positive
    an affirmative vote
  4. Confirmative; ratifying.
    an act affirmative of common law
  5. dogmatic
    • Berkeley
      Lysicles was a little disconcerted by the affirmative air of Crito.
  6. (logic) Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.
  7. (algebra) positive; not negative

Derived terms[edit]

  • affirmative action

Translations[edit]

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Noun[edit]

affirmative (plural affirmatives)

  1. Yes; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
    That's an affirmative Houston, the space shuttle has lost the secondary thrusters.
    10-4 good buddy. That's an affirmative - the tractor trailer is in the ditch at the side of the highway.
  2. (grammar) An answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
  3. (obsolete) An assertion.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, III.17:
      that every hare is both male and female, beside the vulgar opinion, was the affirmative of Archelaus, of Plutarch, Philostratus, and many more.

Translations[edit]

Interjection[edit]

affirmative

  1. An elaborate synonym for the word yes.

See also[edit]

  • affirmative sentence

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.fiʁ.ma.tiv/

Adjective[edit]

affirmative

  1. feminine singular of affirmatif

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

affirmative

  1. inflected form of affirmativ

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

affirmātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of affirmātīvus