Definition of Affirmative. Meaning of Affirmative. Synonyms of Affirmative

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Definition of Affirmative

Affirmative
Affirmative Af*firm"a*tive, a. [L. affirmativus: cf. F. affirmatif.] 1. Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law. 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. 3. Positive; dogmatic. [Obs.] --J. Taylor. Lysicles was a little by the affirmative air of Crito. --Berkeley. 4. (logic) Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition. 5. (Alg.) Positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted.

Meaning of Affirmative from wikipedia

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