affirmative (adj.)

  1. affirming or giving assent; an affirmative decision; affirmative votes

    [ Syn: affirmatory ]

    affirmative (n.)

  1. a reply of affirmation; he answered in the affirmative'

    affirmative (adj.)

  1. expecting the best; an affirmative outlook

    [ Syn: optimistic ]

  2. expressing or manifesting praise or approval; approbative criticism; an affirmative nod

    [ Syn: approving , approbative , approbatory , plausive ]

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