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Spanish translation of “positive”

positive

adjective /ˈpozətiv/
meaning or saying ’yes’
positivo, afirmativo
a positive answer They tested the water for the bacteria and the result was positive (= the bacteria were present).
definite; leaving no doubt
definitivo, concluyente
positive proof of her guilt.
certain or sure
seguro
I’m positive he’s right.
complete or absolute
completo, verdadero, absoluto
His work is a positive disgrace.
optimistic and prepared to make plans for the future
positivo
Try to take a more positive attitude to life.
not showing any comparison; not comparative or superlative.
positivo
(of a number etc) greater than zero.
positivo
having fewer electrons than normal
positivo
In an electrical circuit, electrons flow to the positive terminal.
positiveness noun
certeza; cualidad de positivo
positively adverb in a positive way
categóricamente; positivamente; afirmativamente
He stated positively that he was innocent.
absolutely; completely
con certeza; definitivamente
He is positively the nastiest person I know.
(Definition of positive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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