Other Words for Positive
Positive as a Adjective has these synonyms:
auspicious, promising, propitious, encouraging, optimistic, favorable, cheerful, confident, bullish, upbeat
Example: In the long run, the picture for home-owners looks positive. It pays to maintain a positive outlook and not get depressed.
complete, utter, total, perfect, out-and-out, consummate, unmitigated, thorough, thoroughgoing, egregious, glaring, stark, sheer, outright, unqualified, unequivocal
Example: You were a positive idiot not to let me know you needed help. All attempts at reconciliation ended in positive disaster.
encouraging, supportive, constructive, reassuring, enthusiastic, favorable, affirmative, yes, confirming
Example: Our plan to buy out the company has received a positive reaction from our bankers. Asked if they would buy our product, businessmen gave a positive response.
overconfident, dogmatic, doctrinaire, pontifical, opinionated, pigheaded, stubborn, obstinate, obdurate, arbitrary, overweening, arrogant, assertive, dictatorial, despotic, imperious, thetic(al)
Example: His problem is that he is quite positive about things that simply are not so.
practical, realistic, utilitarian, productive, functional, pragmatic(al), matter-of-fact, hard-nosed
Example: They have taken a positive approach to studying the economics of small businesses.
Example: Are you positive that the last train is at midnight.
Positive as a Verb has these synonyms:
Example: He gave a positive denial when asked if he had agreed to let the hostages go. She made a positive commitment to meet me here at noon.
sure, certain, definite, unequivocal, categorical, absolute, unqualified, unambiguous, unmistakable or unmistakeable, clear-cut, clear, explicit, express, decisive, indisputable, indubitable, unquestionable, unquestioned, incontestable, uncontested
Example: The police have positive evidence that the men are innocent of any crime. Spending this evening with you has been a positive delight.