What are some alternative words for affirmative?

Synonyms for affirmativeəˈfɜr mə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affirmative(adj)

    a reply of affirmation

    "he answered in the affirmative"

    Antonyms:
    negative, dissentient, dissenting(a), unfavourable, neutral, dissident, unfavorable

  2. affirmative, affirmatory(adj)

    affirming or giving assent

    "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"

    Synonyms:
    affirmative, approving, approbative, approbatory, affirmatory, plausive, optimistic

    Antonyms:
    negative, dissident, neutral, unfavorable, dissentient, dissenting(a), unfavourable

  3. affirmative, optimistic(adj)

    expecting the best

    "an affirmative outlook"

    Synonyms:
    affirmative, approving, approbative, approbatory, affirmatory, plausive, optimistic

    Antonyms:
    negative, unfavourable, dissident, unfavorable, dissentient, dissenting(a), neutral

  4. approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)

    expressing or manifesting praise or approval

    "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"

    Synonyms:
    affirmative, approving, approbatory, plausive, affirmatory, optimistic, approbative

    Antonyms:
    negative, unfavourable, dissentient, dissident, neutral, dissenting(a), unfavorable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. affirmative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    that affirms

  2. affirmative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    INDICATIVE

  3. affirmative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Alg.) positive, not negative

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

positive, palliative, corrective, yes, -affirmative, preferential


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