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  Words related to positive

Related / Similar Words: plus, favorable, cocksure, overconfident, incontrovertible, irrefutable, prescribed, confirming, electropositive, positivist, positivistic

 

Definition:
  • a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject;
  • involving advantage or good; "a plus (or positive) factor";
  • granting what has been desired or requested; "a favorable reply"; "a positive answer";
  • marked by excessive confidence; "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets";
  • impossible to deny or disprove; "incontrovertible proof of the defendant''s innocence"; "proof positive"; "an irrefutable argument";
  • formally laid down or imposed; "positive laws";
  • characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand";
  • greater than zero; "positive numbers";
  • indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test";
  • having a positive electric charge; "protons are positive";
  • of or relating to positivism; "positivist thinkers"; "positivist doctrine"; "positive philosophy";

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    See Also: affirmative, affirmatory, constructive, optimistic, supportive

     

    Pertainyms: positivism, logical positivism

     

    Attributes: quality, polarity, sign

     

    Part Meronyms: slide, lantern slide

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 确定   Dutch: positief  
    Finnish: varma   French: positif  
    German: positiv   Hungarian: biztos  
    Italian: positivo   Japanese: 明確な  
    Korean: 확실한   Portuguese: positivo  
    Russian: положительный   Spanish: positivo  
    Swedish: positiv  
     
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