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 affirmative affirmative

adj

  • affirming or giving assent  ( affirmative, affirmatory )
    affirming or giving assent
     an affirmative decision
    an affirmative decision
     affirmative votes
    affirmative votes
  • noun

  • a reply of affirmation  ( affirmative )
    a reply of affirmation
     he answered in the affirmative
    he answered in the affirmative
  • adj

  • expressing or manifesting praise or approval  ( affirmative, approbative, approbatory, approving, plausive )
    expressing or manifesting praise or approval
     approbative criticism
    approbative criticism
     an affirmative nod
    an affirmative nod
  • expecting the best  ( affirmative, optimistic )
    expecting the best
     an affirmative outlook
    an affirmative outlook


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