1. A thing capable of being affirmed; something real or actual.
  2. A favourable point or characteristic.
  3. Something having a positive value in physics, such as an electric charge.
  4. An adjective or adverb in the positive degree.
  5. A positive image; one that displays true colors and shades, as opposed to a negative.
  6. The positive plate of a voltaic or electrolytic cell.


  1. Formally laid down.
  2. Stated definitively and without qualification.
  3. Fully assured in opinion.
  4. Of number, greater than zero.
  5. Characterized by constructiveness or influence for the better.
  6. Overconfident, dogmatic.
  7. Actual, real, concrete, not theoretical or speculative.
  8. Having more protons than electrons.
  9. Describing the primary sense of an adjective, adverb or noun; not comparative, superlative, augmentative nor diminutive.
  10. Derived from an object by itself; not dependent on changing circumstances or relations; absolute.
  11. Characterized by the existence or presence of distinguishing qualities or features, rather than by their absence.
  12. Characterized by the presence of features which support a hypothesis.
  13. Of a visual image, true to the original in light, shade and colour values.
  14. Favorable, desirable by those interested or invested in that which is being judged.
  15. Wholly what is expressed; colloquially downright, entire, outright.
  16. Optimistic.
  17. electropositive
  18. basic; metallic; not acid; opposed to negative, and said of metals, bases, and basic radicals.
  19. HIV positive.
  20. Good, desirable, healthful, pleasant, enjoyable; (often precedes 'energy', 'thought', 'feeling' or 'emotion').

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