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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋpɑzәtIv 〕


〔 ˊpɒzәtiv 〕

Overview of noun positive

The noun positive has 2 senses

  • positive, positive degree -- (the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution)

  • positive -- (a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject)

Overview of adj positive

The adj positive has 11 senses

  • positive -- (characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand")

  • convinced, positive, confident -- (persuaded of; very sure; "were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join"; "I am positive he is lying"; "was confident he would win")

  • plus, positive -- (involving advantage or good; "a plus (or positive) factor")

  • positive, confirming -- (indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test")

  • positive, prescribed -- (formally laid down or imposed; "positive laws")

  • incontrovertible, irrefutable, positive -- (impossible to deny or disprove; "incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence"; "proof positive"; "an irrefutable argument")

  • positivist, positivistic, positive -- (of or relating to positivism; "positivist thinkers"; "positivist doctrine"; "positive philosophy")

  • positive -- (reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion; "positive increase in graduating students")

  • positive -- (greater than zero; "positive numbers")

  • positive, electropositive, positively charged -- (having a positive charge; "protons are positive")

  • cocksure, overconfident, positive -- (marked by excessive confidence; "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets")