Definition of Affirmative

Affirmative a. means: Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.

What is the meaning/definition of Affirmative ?

Affirmative a. means: Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.

Meaning of Affirmative

Affirmative (a.) means: Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.

More meanings / definitions of Affirmative or words, sentences containing Affirmative?

Affirmative (a.): That affirms; asserting that the fact is so; declaratory of what exists; answering "yes" to a question; -- opposed to negative; as, an affirmative answer; an affirmative vote.

Affirmatively (adv.): In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively.

Yea (adv.): Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.

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.

Affirmative (a.): Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.

Aye (n.): An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, "To call for the ayes and noes;" "The ayes have it."

Yea (n.): An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.

Passage (v. i.): In parliamentary proceedings: (a) The course of a proposition (bill, resolution, etc.) through the several stages of consideration and action; as, during its passage through Congress the bill was amended in both Houses. (b) The advancement of a bill or other proposition from one stage to another by an affirmative vote; esp., the final affirmative action of the body upon a proposition; hence, adoption; enactment; as, the passage of the bill to its third reading was delayed.

Predicatory (a.): Affirmative; positive.

Affirmative (a.): Positive; dogmatic.

Pro (adv.): For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; -- in contrast with con.

Affirmatory (a.): Giving affirmation; assertive; affirmative.

Affirmative (a.): Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.

Affirmative (n.): A word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as, yes, that is so, etc.

Assertive (a.): Positive; affirming confidently; affirmative; peremptory.

Baroko (n.): A form or mode of syllogism of which the first proposition is a universal affirmative, and the other two are particular negative.

Subcontrary (a.): Denoting the relation of opposition between the particular affirmative and particular negative. Of these both may be true and only one can be false.

Affirmative (a.): Positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted.

Bocardo (n.): A form of syllogism of which the first and third propositions are particular negatives, and the middle term a universal affirmative.

Ay (adv.): Yes; yea; -- a word expressing assent, or an affirmative answer to a question. It is much used in viva voce voting in legislative bodies, etc.

-ive (): An adjective suffix signifying relating or belonging to, of the nature of, tending to; as affirmative, active, conclusive, corrective, diminutive.

Issue (n.): A point in debate or controversy on which the parties take affirmative and negative positions; a presentation of alternatives between which to choose or decide.

Content (n.): An expression of assent to a bill or motion; an affirmative vote; also, a member who votes "Content.".

Con (adv.): Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative side; -- The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See Pro.

Doubt (v. i.): To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined.

Declaratory (a.): Making declaration, explanation, or exhibition; making clear or manifest; affirmative; expressive; as, a clause declaratory of the will of the legislature.

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.

Particular (a.): Forming a part of a genus; relatively limited in extension; affirmed or denied of a part of a subject; as, a particular proposition; -- opposed to universal: e. g. (particular affirmative) Some men are wise; (particular negative) Some men are not wise.

Universal (a.): Forming the whole of a genus; relatively unlimited in extension; affirmed or denied of the whole of a subject; as, a universal proposition; -- opposed to particular; e. g. (universal affirmative) All men are animals; (universal negative) No men are omniscient.

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.

Like to add another meaning or definition of Affirmative?

Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Affirmative

Meaning of Affirmative

Affirmative means: Yes.

Meaning of 10-4

10-4 means: Okay, affirmative or understood.

Meaning of Ab-so-lute-ly

Ab-so-lute-ly means: affirmative.

Meaning of jungle treatment

jungle treatment means: At primary school at the start of summer: a random kid would be held down on the school field, and asked by the much stronger protagonist "Do you get hayfever?", presenting the kid with a dilemma: if he says "No", a reply of "You won't mind me doing this then" will be given, and mounds of grass will be stuffed in his face and down shirt. If he replies in the affirmative, however, he subjects himself to an equally nasty fate. As an added bonus, your shirt would be covered in grass stains and you could later expect a bollocking from your mum.

Meaning of Five by Five

Five by Five means: Currently used as an affirmative response - i.e. a complete interjective sentence ("Five by Five!") or as an adjective ("I'm five by five with that"). Meaning: everything's okay, under control, copacetic, hunky-dory, etc. Was in use in the movie Aliens (1986) nd was a hallmark of the character "Faith" from Buffy: the Vampire Slayer, which marks its passage into general understanding. However it was in use far earlier that either of those with a specific purpose and rationale for its existence. The phrase dates back to World War II, originating from radio voice communications. When operators used to talk to each other they first used the phrase “loud and clear” to describe their reception among each other. With a desire to be more precise, they adopted a numerical scale from one to five. Shortly thereafter, these radio operators incorporated the phrase 'five by five' ('five out of five for volume and clarity' i.e. 'loud and clear.'). So '5 by 5 means 'I hear you loud and clear.' Certainly was in common use in exactly this way in the US Army during the Vietnam war. Certainly was in common use in exactly this way in the US Army during the Vietnam war. (ed: we are interested in knowing if the phrase is any older than 1986?) We ask and we receive - seems Stephen heard it in use in (of all places) the 'Thunderbirds' puppet show in the 1960's.

Meaning of Affirmative

Affirmative means: That affirms; asserting that the fact is so; declaratory of what exists; answering "yes" to a question; -- opposed to negative; as, an affirmative answer; an affirmative vote.

Meaning of Affirmatively

Affirmatively means: In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively.

Meaning of Yea

Yea means: Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.

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 Affirmative

Affirmative means: Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.

Meaning of Aye

Aye means: An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, "To call for the ayes and noes;" "The ayes have it."

Meaning of Yea

Yea means: An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.

Meaning of Passage

Passage means: In parliamentary proceedings: (a) The course of a proposition (bill, resolution, etc.) through the several stages of consideration and action; as, during its passage through Congress the bill was amended in both Houses. (b) The advancement of a bill or other proposition from one stage to another by an affirmative vote; esp., the final affirmative action of the body upon a proposition; hence, adoption; enactment; as, the passage of the bill to its third reading was delayed.

Meaning of Predicatory

Predicatory means: Affirmative; positive.

Meaning of Affirmative

Affirmative means: Positive; dogmatic.

Meaning of Pro

Pro means: For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; -- in contrast with con.

Meaning of Affirmatory

Affirmatory means: Giving affirmation; assertive; affirmative.

Meaning of Affirmative

Affirmative means: Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.

Meaning of Affirmative

Affirmative means: A word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as, yes, that is so, etc.

Meaning of Assertive

Assertive means: Positive; affirming confidently; affirmative; peremptory.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Camp

Camp means: A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; -- called also burrow and pie.

Meaning of Canon

Canon means: The largest size of type having a specific name; -- so called from having been used for printing the canons of the church.

Meaning of Lissome

Lissome means: Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome.

Meaning of Myeloplaces

Myeloplaces means: of Myeloplax

Meaning of Sweep

Sweep means: To carry with a long, swinging, or dragging motion; hence, to carry in a stately or proud fashion.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of doobs

doobs means: Bad, of poor quality. That song is totally doobs.

Meaning of Zoinks

Zoinks means: AMAZING

Tags: Slang Meaning of Affirmative. The slang definition of Affirmative. Did you find the slang meaning/definition of Affirmative? Please, add a definition of Affirmative if you did not find one from a search of Affirmative.

Copyrights © 2016 LingoMash. All Rights Reserved.