Definition of Positive in English :
Define Positive in English
Positive meaning in English
Meaning of Positive in English
Pronunciation of Positive in English
Positive pronunciation in English
Pronounce Positive in Englishsee synonyms of positive
1. positive, positive degree
the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.
Example Sentences:'a positive attitude''the reviews were all positive''a positive benefit''a positive demand'
persuaded of; very sure
Example Sentences:'were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join''I am positive he is lying''was confident he would win'
6. confirming, positive
indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
Example Sentences:'a positive pregnancy test'
impossible to deny or disprove
Example Sentences:'incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence''proof positive''an irrefutable argument'
of or relating to positivism
Example Sentences:'positivist thinkers''positivist doctrine''positive philosophy'
reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion
Example Sentences:'positive increase in graduating students'
greater than zero
Example Sentences:'positive numbers'
having a positive charge
Example Sentences:'protons are positive'
marked by excessive confidence
Example Sentences:'an arrogant and cocksure materialist''so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen''the less he knows the more positive he gets'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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