Thesaurus

affirmative

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of affirmative

a vote or decision for something
  • we have five affirmatives and two negatives for forming the committee

Synonyms for affirmative

Words Related to affirmative

Near Antonyms for affirmative

Antonyms for affirmative

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on affirmative

Dictionary: Definition of affirmative

Spanish Central: Translation of affirmative

Nglish: Translation of affirmative for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of affirmative for Arabic Speakers

Comments on affirmative

What made you want to look up affirmative? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a calculated move

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!