affirmative ADJECTIVE agreeing with or consenting to a statement or request.
NOUN an affirmative statement or word.
EXCLAMATION chiefly N. Amer. yes.
DERIVATIVES affirmatively adverb.

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  • Affirmatively — Af*firm a*tive*ly, adv. In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; opposed to {negatively}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affirmatively — (adv.) mid 15c., from AFFIRMATIVE (Cf. affirmative) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • affirmatively — adv. Affirmatively is used with these verbs: ↑answer, ↑respond …   Collocations dictionary

  • affirmatively — adverb see affirmative I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affirmatively — See affirmative. * * * …   Universalium

  • affirmatively — adverb In an affirming manner …   Wiktionary

  • affirmatively — adv. positively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affirmatively — af·firm·a·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • affirmatively — See: affirmative …   English dictionary

  • affirmatively — adverb in an affirmative manner • Derived from adjective: ↑affirmative …   Useful english dictionary

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