Affirmative ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Affirmative ( adjective )

  1. Expressing or implying the affirmative; affirmative in form.
  2. Indicating agreement or assent; yes.
  3. Relating to or characterized by an affirmative action.

Origin:

Late 16th century: from latin affirmativus, from affirmare (see affirm).

Examples:

  1. The reply was in the affirmative.
  2. He answered in the affirmative.
  3. The vote was affirmative.
  4. The affirmative action policy aims to increase diversity.
  5. The affirmative answer came as a surprise.

(As a noun)

Affirmative ( noun )

  1. Expressing or implying the affirmative; affirmative in form.
  2. Indicating agreement or assent; yes.
  3. Relating to or characterized by an affirmative action.

Origin:

Late 16th century: from latin affirmativus, from affirmare (see affirm).

Examples:

  1. The reply was in the affirmative.
  2. He answered in the affirmative.
  3. The vote was affirmative.
  4. The affirmative action policy aims to increase diversity.
  5. The affirmative answer came as a surprise.
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