1. [Adjective]: of or relating to positivism; "positivist thinkers"; "positivist doctrine"; "positive philosophy"

2. [Adjective]: having a positive electric charge; "protons are positive"

3. [Adjective]: characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"

4. [Adjective]: indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test"

5. [Noun]: a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

6. involving advantage or good; "a plus (or positive) factor"

7. 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"

8. formally laid down or imposed; "positive laws"

9. greater than zero; "positive numbers"

10. granting what has been desired or requested; "a favorable reply"; "a positive answer"

11. impossible to deny or disprove; "incontrovertible proof of the defendant''s innocence"; "proof positive"; "an irrefutable argument"

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