Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Taking the " yes" side; asserting something as fact.

Part of speech: noun

That which affirms or asserts; assent.

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Usage examples "affirmative":

  1. Normally, the affirmative form is preferable to the negative. - "Sound Military Decision", U.s. Naval War College.
  2. At any rate, he nodded an affirmative. - "The Secrets of the German War Office", Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves.
  3. He paused as if expecting an answer; but Major Falkenried gave no sign beyond an affirmative nod. - "The Northern Light", E. Werner.