Synonyms for affirmative

Synonyms for (noun) affirmative

Synonyms: affirmative

Definition: a reply of affirmation

Usage: he answered in the affirmative

Similar words: affirmation, avouchment, avowal

Definition: a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

Synonyms for (adj) affirmative

Synonyms: affirmative, affirmatory

Definition: affirming or giving assent

Usage: an affirmative decision; affirmative votes

Similar words: assentient

Definition: expressing agreement or consent

Usage: an assenting nod

Synonyms: affirmative, approbative, approbatory, approving, plausive

Definition: expressing or manifesting praise or approval

Usage: approbative criticism; an affirmative nod

Similar words: favorable, favourable

Definition: encouraging or approving or pleasing

Usage: a favorable reply; he received a favorable rating; listened with a favorable ear; made a favorable impression

Synonyms: affirmative, optimistic

Definition: expecting the best

Usage: an affirmative outlook

Similar words: positive

Definition: characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.

Usage: a positive attitude; the reviews were all positive; a positive benefit; a positive demand

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