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affirmative

af·firm·a·tive

affirmative

 
pronunciation:
fr m tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: affirming.
synonyms:
affirming, assertive, declarative, positive
antonyms:
negative
similar words:
categorical, emphatic
definition 2: agreeing with.
synonyms:
assenting, concurring, confirmatory, positive
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a statement indicating agreement.
synonyms:
aye, yes
antonyms:
negative
similar words:
affirmation, agreement, approval, assent, consent
definition 2: the condition or state of agreement.
He answered in the affirmative.
antonyms:
disagreement
similar words:
agreement
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derivation: affirmatively (adv.)
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