An example of a positive is an item on a list of good things about losing your job.
An example of a positive is a result on a pregnancy test saying that you're pregnant.
A positive demand.
A positive answer; positive criticism.
An example of something positive is a good attitude.
An example of someone positive is a motivational speaker.
A friend who is sure that the Oakland A's won the World Series is an example of someone positive.
A person who has HIV is an example of someone positive for HIV.
The number 1 is an example of a number that is positive.
An electrical charge is an example of something positive.
A positive test for pregnancy.
A positive law.
Clockwise motion is positive.
A positive good.
A positive fool.
I'm positive he's right.
A positive darling.
A positive answer.
A patient who is positive for TB, a positive TB test.
- A terminal, electrode, or plate that attracts a flow of electrons from a negative terminal, electrode, or plate, as in a storage battery or dry cell.
- The positive degree; also, a word or form in this degree.
- A quantity greater than zero, or one to be added; plus quantity.
- A photographic print, or a film for use in a projector, on which light and shadow correspond to what they were in the subject.
Origin of positive
- Middle English having a specified quality from Old French positif from Latin positīvus formally laid down from positus past participle of pōnere to place apo- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition