Definition of Positive


  • a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
  • the primary form of an adjective or adverb
    denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
    - positive degree


  • 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"
  • having a positive charge
    "protons are positive"
    - positively charged
  • greater than zero
    "positive numbers"
  • 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"
  • of or relating to positivism
    "positivist thinkers"
    "positivist doctrine"
    "positive philosophy"
  • impossible to deny or disprove
    "incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence"
    "proof positive"
    "an irrefutable argument"
  • formally laid down or imposed
    "positive laws"
  • indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
    "a positive pregnancy test"
  • involving advantage or good
    "a plus (or positive) factor"
  • 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"
  • characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.
    "a positive attitude"
    "the reviews were all positive"
    "a positive benefit"
    "a positive demand"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Positive

  • Scrabble® score of the positive (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the positive (16)
  • Words With Friends® score of the positive (15)

Unscramble positive

138 unscramble word found using the letters positive.

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