Definitions of positive:
  • noun:   a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
  • adjective:   characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.
    Example: "A positive attitude"
  • adjective:   greater than zero
    Example: "Positive numbers"
  • adjective:   indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
    Example: "A positive pregnancy test"
  • adjective:   having a positive electric charge
    Example: "Protons are positive"
  • adjective:   formally laid down or imposed
    Example: "Positive laws"
  • adjective:   involving advantage or good
    Example: "A plus (or positive) factor"
  • adjective:   granting what has been desired or requested
    Example: "A positive answer"
  • adjective:   of or relating to positivism
    Example: "Positive philosophy"
  • adjective:   marked by excessive confidence
    Example: "The less he knows the more positive he gets"
  • adjective:   impossible to deny or disprove
    Example: "Proof positive"

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