Definition of affirmatively in US English:



  • See affirmative

    • ‘Often it will be possible to answer both these questions affirmatively.’
    • ‘When you are dealing with a band you have to often state your case and represent yourself affirmatively, but without telling everyone else what to do.’
    • ‘The collective number of votes of all countries that affirmatively supported the legislative proposal on May 18th amounts to 216, falling short of the required 232.’
    • ‘You are really sending a powerful and profound message that says I am affirmatively withdrawing my consent from this corporate takeover of my government.’
    • ‘One official asked the guard whether he was aware that there was a breakdown on one of the production lines, to which the guard replied affirmatively.’