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Adjective positive has 11 senses
  1. 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"
    negative, antagonistic, counter, perverse, neutral, neutralized, neutralised, viewless
  2. positive, electropositive - having a positive electric charge; "protons are positive"
    Antonyms: negative, electronegative, neutral, electroneutral
  3. plus, positive - involving advantage or good; "a plus (or positive) factor"
    Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
  4. positive, confirming - indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test"
    Antonyms: negative, disconfirming
  5. positive, prescribed - formally laid down or imposed; "positive laws"
    Antonym: informal (indirect, via formal)
  6. incontrovertible, irrefutable, positive - impossible to deny or disprove; "incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence"; "proof positive"; "an irrefutable argument"
    Antonym: deniable (indirect, via undeniable)
  7. positivist, positivistic, positive - of or relating to positivism; "positivist thinkers"; "positivist doctrine"; "positive philosophy"
  8. positive - greater than zero; "positive numbers"
    minus (indirect, via plus)
  9. 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"
    Antonym: unconfident (indirect, via confident)
  10. 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"
    Antonyms: uncertain, unsure, incertain (indirect, via certain, sure)
    Antonyms: uncertain, unsure, incertain (indirect, via certain, sure)
  11. favorable, positive - granting what has been desired or requested; "a favorable reply"; "a positive answer"
    Antonym: negative (indirect, via affirmative)
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