Definition of Negative

Negative v. t. means: To neutralize the force of; to counteract.

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Negative v. t. means: To neutralize the force of; to counteract.

Meaning of Negative

Negative (v. t.) means: To neutralize the force of; to counteract.

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Negative (a.): Not positive; without affirmative statement or demonstration; indirect; consisting in the absence of something; privative; as, a negative argument; a negative morality; negative criticism.

Negative (a.): Denying; implying, containing, or asserting denial, negation or refusal; returning the answer no to an inquiry or request; refusing assent; as, a negative answer; a negative opinion; -- opposed to affirmative.

Electro-negative (a.): Negative; nonmetallic; acid; -- opposed to positive, metallic, or basic.

Negative (a.): Metalloidal; nonmetallic; -- contracted with positive or basic; as, the nitro group is negative.

Negative (a.): Asserting absence of connection between a subject and a predicate; as, a negative proposition.

Negative (n.): The negative plate of a voltaic or electrolytic cell.

Chlorous (a.): Pertaining to, or resembling, the electro-negative character of chlorine; hence, electro-negative; -- opposed to basylous or zincous.

Negative (n.): That side of a question which denies or refuses, or which is taken by an opposing or denying party; the relation or position of denial or opposition; as, the question was decided in the negative.

Nay (n.): a negative vote; one who votes in the negative.

No (n.): A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.

Negative (n.): A proposition by which something is denied or forbidden; a conception or term formed by prefixing the negative particle to one which is positive; an opposite or contradictory term or conception.

Nor (conj.): A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor.

Electro-positive (a.): Of such a nature relatively to some other associated body or bodies, as to tend to the negative pole of a voltaic battery, in electrolysis, while the associated body tends to the positive pole; -- the converse or correlative of electro-negative.

Affirmative (n.): That which affirms as opposed to that which denies; an affirmative proposition; that side of question which affirms or maintains the proposition stated; -- opposed to negative; as, there were forty votes in the affirmative, and ten in the negative.

Acid (n.): One of a class of compounds, generally but not always distinguished by their sour taste, solubility in water, and reddening of vegetable blue or violet colors. They are also characterized by the power of destroying the distinctive properties of alkalies or bases, combining with them to form salts, at the same time losing their own peculiar properties. They all contain hydrogen, united with a more negative element or radical, either alone, or more generally with oxygen, and take their names from this negative element or radical. Those which contain no oxygen are sometimes called hydracids in distinction from the others which are called oxygen acids or oxacids.

Un- (): An inseparable verbal prefix or particle. It is prefixed: (a) To verbs to express the contrary, and not the simple negative, of the action of the verb to which it is prefixed; as in uncoil, undo, unfold. (b) To nouns to form verbs expressing privation of the thing, quality, or state expressed by the noun, or separation from it; as in unchild, unsex. Sometimes particles and participial adjectives formed with this prefix coincide in form with compounds of the negative prefix un- (see 2d Un-); as in undone (from undo), meaning unfastened, ruined; and undone (from 2d un- and done) meaning not done, not finished. Un- is sometimes used with an intensive force merely; as in unloose.

Negativing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Negative

Notself (n.): The negative of self.

But (adv. & conj.): Otherwise than that; that not; -- commonly, after a negative, with that.

Negatived (imp. & p. p.): of Negative

Nayward (n.): The negative side.

Negativity (n.): The quality or state of being negative.

Negatively (adv.): In a negative manner; with or by denial.

Hydrogode (n.): The negative pole or cathode.

Negative (n.): A word used in denial or refusal; as, not, no.

Negative (v. t.): To neutralize the force of; to counteract.

Recusative (a.): Refusing; denying; negative.

Abnegative (a.): Denying; renouncing; negative.

Negative (v. t.): To prove unreal or intrue; to disprove.

Privative (a.): Consisting in the absence of something; not positive; negative.

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Meaning of Haters Gonna Hate

Haters Gonna Hate means: Response to a negative comment from a negative person. Indicating that the negative comment is not to be taken seriously based on it coming from a person that always says negative things.

Meaning of Haters Gonna Hate

Haters Gonna Hate means: Response to a negative comment from a negative person. Indicating that the negative comment is not to be taken seriously based on it coming from a person that always says negative things.

Meaning of negative

negative means: No, a negative answer. You want to go in? Negative, no one is allowed.

Meaning of HIV negative

HIV negative means: Having tested negative to the laboratory test for infection with the HIV virus.

Meaning of outing

outing means: Time magazine's William Henry III coined the negative negative term.] declaring closeted public figures to be gay.

Meaning of negative

negative means: No, a negative answer. There isn't enough room in my Beetle to neck.

Meaning of NEGATIVE CHUG

NEGATIVE CHUG means: Negative chug is American slang for to vomit.

Meaning of Negatives:

Negatives: means: Also called "eccentric contraction," this is the act of lowering the weight slowly under tension to the start position. Why get negative? Performing negative reps can help stress (and therefore strengthen) muscles in a different manner than simply lifting and lowering, helping the body break through existing strength plateaus.

Meaning of negative

negative means: Something bad. You want to go in? Negative, no one is allowed.

Meaning of Hoochie

Hoochie means: , (HOO-chee) n., (adj., hoochie, hoochified). A young woman who dresses in tight clothing and wears large amounts of make-up. “She’s trying to really look like a hoochie.” As an adjective, can mean slutty, tacky.  “That shirt is so hoochie.”  [Etym., First used in “Hoochie mama” from 2 Live Crew, hip hop]  Usage note:  Many people feel that hoochie has transcended its negative connotation and that it is also racist to identify all women who dress a certain way as a hoochie in the negative sense as this applies to many Chicano/Latino and African American female styles.  They also argue that hoochie can be a state of mind, a personal statement of working class identity, or a choice of friends. 

Meaning of Usage note: 

Usage note:  means: Hoochie, (HOO-chee) n., (adj., hoochie, hoochified). A young woman who dresses in tight clothing and wears large amounts of make-up. “She’s trying to really look like a hoochie.” As an adjective, can mean slutty, tacky.  “That shirt is so hoochie.”  [Etym., First used in “Hoochie mama” from 2 Live Crew, hip hop]  Many people feel that hoochie has transcended its negative connotation and that it is also racist to identify all women who dress a certain way as a hoochie in the negative sense as this applies to many Chicano/Latino and African American female styles.  They also argue that hoochie can be a state of mind, a personal statement of working class identity, or a choice of friends. 

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: No.

Meaning of Narkie

Narkie means: A negative person

Meaning of nope

nope means: No, a negative answer. [Use your imagination].

Meaning of VIP

VIP means: To forcefully express a negative emotion.

Meaning of negative

negative means: Something bad. There are too many negatives about the company merger.

Meaning of blairer

blairer means: stand; tolerate (always used in the negative)

Meaning of Bummer

Bummer means: — A depressing, negative event or thing.

Meaning of nope

nope means: variant of "no" when it's used as a negative response to a question

Meaning of bitch (2)

bitch (2) means: Complain, criticise, be negative about something. (ed: yet again I don't get the reasoning here!)

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: Not positive; without affirmative statement or demonstration; indirect; consisting in the absence of something; privative; as, a negative argument; a negative morality; negative criticism.

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: Denying; implying, containing, or asserting denial, negation or refusal; returning the answer no to an inquiry or request; refusing assent; as, a negative answer; a negative opinion; -- opposed to affirmative.

Meaning of Electro-negative

Electro-negative means: Negative; nonmetallic; acid; -- opposed to positive, metallic, or basic.

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: Metalloidal; nonmetallic; -- contracted with positive or basic; as, the nitro group is negative.

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: Asserting absence of connection between a subject and a predicate; as, a negative proposition.

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: The negative plate of a voltaic or electrolytic cell.

Meaning of Chlorous

Chlorous means: Pertaining to, or resembling, the electro-negative character of chlorine; hence, electro-negative; -- opposed to basylous or zincous.

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: That side of a question which denies or refuses, or which is taken by an opposing or denying party; the relation or position of denial or opposition; as, the question was decided in the negative.

Meaning of Nay

Nay means: a negative vote; one who votes in the negative.

Meaning of No

No means: A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: A proposition by which something is denied or forbidden; a conception or term formed by prefixing the negative particle to one which is positive; an opposite or contradictory term or conception.

Meaning of Nor

Nor means: A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor.

Meaning of Electro-positive

Electro-positive means: Of such a nature relatively to some other associated body or bodies, as to tend to the negative pole of a voltaic battery, in electrolysis, while the associated body tends to the positive pole; -- the converse or correlative of electro-negative.

Meaning of Affirmative

Affirmative means: That which affirms as opposed to that which denies; an affirmative proposition; that side of question which affirms or maintains the proposition stated; -- opposed to negative; as, there were forty votes in the affirmative, and ten in the negative.

Meaning of Acid

Acid means: One of a class of compounds, generally but not always distinguished by their sour taste, solubility in water, and reddening of vegetable blue or violet colors. They are also characterized by the power of destroying the distinctive properties of alkalies or bases, combining with them to form salts, at the same time losing their own peculiar properties. They all contain hydrogen, united with a more negative element or radical, either alone, or more generally with oxygen, and take their names from this negative element or radical. Those which contain no oxygen are sometimes called hydracids in distinction from the others which are called oxygen acids or oxacids.

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Meaning of Euchologue

Euchologue means: Euchology.

Meaning of James's powder

James's powder means: Antimonial powder, first prepared by Dr. James, ar English physician; -- called also fever powder.

Meaning of Misericordia

Misericordia means: An indulgence as to food or dress granted to a member of a religious order.

Meaning of Uplead

Uplead means: To lead upward.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of SEW UP

SEW UP means: Sew up is old slang for exhaust; tire out; confound, outwit, cheat, swindle.

Meaning of frost freak

frost freak means: one who inhales the fumes of Freon, a coolant gas, to get high

Meaning of Chief

Chief means: An unintelligent person; “look at dat chief man, finkin hes all bad.”

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