Synonyms for positive

Synonyms for (noun) positive

Synonyms: positive

Definition: a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

Similar words: film, photographic film

Definition: photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies

Synonyms: positive, positive degree

Definition: the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution

Similar words: adjective

Definition: a word that expresses an attribute of something

Similar words: adverb

Definition: a word that modifies something other than a noun

Synonyms for (adj) positive

Synonyms: plus, positive

Definition: involving advantage or good

Usage: a plus (or positive) factor

Similar words: advantageous

Definition: giving an advantage

Usage: a contract advantageous to our country; socially advantageous to entertain often

Synonyms: confident, convinced, positive

Definition: persuaded of; very sure

Usage: were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join; I am positive he is lying; was confident he would win

Similar words: sure, certain

Definition: having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured

Usage: felt certain of success; was sure (or certain) she had seen it; was very sure in his beliefs; sure of her friends

Synonyms: overconfident, positive, cocksure

Definition: marked by excessive confidence

Usage: an arrogant and cocksure materialist; so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen; the less he knows the more positive he gets

Similar words: confident

Definition: having or marked by confidence or assurance

Usage: a confident speaker; a confident reply; his manner is more confident these days; confident of fulfillment

Synonyms: electropositive, positive, positively charged

Definition: having a positive charge

Usage: protons are positive

Similar words: charged

Definition: of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge

Usage: charged particles; a charged battery

Synonyms: incontrovertible, positive, irrefutable

Definition: impossible to deny or disprove

Usage: incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence; proof positive; an irrefutable argument

Similar words: undeniable

Definition: not possible to deny

Synonyms: prescribed, positive

Definition: formally laid down or imposed

Usage: positive laws

Similar words: formal

Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: affirmative, optimistic

Definition: expecting the best

Usage: an affirmative outlook

Similar words: constructive

Definition: emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good

Usage: constructive criticism

Synonyms: positive

Definition: greater than zero

Usage: positive numbers

Similar words: plus

Definition: on the positive side or higher end of a scale

Usage: a plus value; temperature of plus 5 degrees; a grade of C plus

Synonyms: positive, confirming

Definition: indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen

Usage: a positive pregnancy test

Similar words: Gram-positive

Definition: (of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method

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