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1. affirmative

adjective. ['əˈfɝːmətɪv'] expecting the best.

Synonyms

  • positive

Antonyms

  • negative
  • reversal

Etymology

  • affirmatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmativus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Affirmative

  • abortive
  • accommodative
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • acquisitive
  • active
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • additive
  • adjective
  • administrative
  • adoptive
  • affective
  • airmotive
  • alliterative
  • alliterative
  • anticompetitive
  • anti-infective
  • appointive

How do you pronounce affirmative?

Pronounce affirmative as əˈfərmətɪv.

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Sentences with affirmative


1. Adjective
Owners of affirmative easements are typically given the right to cross over a neighbor's property.

2. affirmative

adjective. ['əˈfɝːmətɪv'] affirming or giving assent.

Synonyms

  • favorable
  • positive
  • favourable
  • affirmatory

Antonyms

  • unfavorable
  • negative
  • bad
  • uncomplimentary

Etymology

  • affirmatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmativus (Latin)

3. affirmative

adjective. ['əˈfɝːmətɪv'] expressing or manifesting praise or approval.

Synonyms

  • favorable
  • approbatory
  • favourable
  • approving
  • plausive

Antonyms

  • unpropitious
  • hostile
  • inconvenient
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • affirmatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmativus (Latin)

4. affirmative

noun. ['əˈfɝːmətɪv'] a reply of affirmation.

Synonyms

  • yes
  • yea
  • affirmation
  • avouchment
  • avowal

Antonyms

  • nay
  • negative
  • pessimistic
  • unsupportive

Etymology

  • affirmatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmativus (Latin)
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