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agreeing with a statement or to a request:an affirmative answer (of a vote) expressing approval or agreement. supportive, hopeful, or encouraging:the music’s natural buoyancy and affirmative character active or obligatory:they have an affirmative duty to stop crime in their buildings using affirmative measures to influence human rights policies Grammar
& Logic stating that a fact is so; making an assertion. Contrasted with interrogative and negative.
a statement of agreement with an assertion or request:he accepted her reply as an affirmative
) a position of agreement or confirmation:his answer veered toward the affirmative
Grammar a word or particle used in making assertions. Logic a statement asserting that something is true of the subject of a proposition.
exclamation chiefly North American
expressing agreement with a statement or request; yes.