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positive
'positive' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'positive'
1. characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.
a positive attitude
the reviews were all positive
a positive benefit
a positive demand
2. having a positive electric charge
protons are positive
3. involving advantage or good
a positive factor
4. indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
a positive pregnancy test
5. formally laid down or imposed
positive laws
6. impossible to deny or disprove
proof positive
7. of or relating to positivism
positive philosophy
8. reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion
positive increase in graduating students
9. greater than zero
positive numbers
10. marked by excessive confidence
the less he knows the more positive he gets
11. persuaded of; very sure
I am positive he is lying

'positive' - used as a noun
12. a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
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  • negative
  • neutral
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    The substance that gives red wine and dark beer its color is said to have a positive effects on cholesterol and blood pressure.