Translate affirmative | into German | into Italian | into Spanish
Definition of affirmative
1agreeing with or consenting to a statement or request:an affirmative answer Grammar
& Logic stating that a fact is so; making an assertion:affirmative sentencesContrasted with negative and interrogative.
(of a vote) expressing approval or agreement. relating to or denoting proposed legislation which must receive a parliamentary vote in its favour before it can come into force: regulations under the Bill would be subject to the affirmative procedure 2offering emotional support:the family is usually a source of encouragement from which affirmative influences come
a statement of agreement with or consent to an assertion or request:he accepted her reply as an affirmative Grammar a word used in making assertions or to express consent. Logic a statement asserting that something is true of the subject of a proposition.
) a position of agreement or confirmation:his answer veered towards the affirmative
exclamation chiefly North American
expressing agreement with or consent to a statement or request; yes.