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Negative 1Definition: Denying; implying, containing, or asserting denial, negation or refusal; returning the answer no to an inquiry or request; refusing assent; as, a negative answer; a negative opinion; opposed to affirmative.
Negative 2Definition: Not positive; without affirmative statement or demonstration; indirect; consisting in the absence of something; privative; as, a negative argument; a negative morality; negative criticism.
Negative 3Definition: Asserting absence of connection between a subject and a predicate; as, a negative proposition.
Negative 4Definition: Of or pertaining to a picture upon glass or other material, in which the lights and
shades of the original, and the
relations of right and left, are reversed.
Negative 5Definition: Metalloidal; nonmetallic; contracted with positive or basic; as, the
nitro group is negative.
Negative 6Definition: A proposition by which something is denied or forbidden; a conception or term formed by prefixing the negative particle to one which is positive; an opposite or contradictory term or conception.
Negative 7Definition: A word used in denial or refusal; as, not, no.
Negative 8Definition: The refusal or withholding of
Negative 9Definition: That side of a question which
refuses, or which is taken by an opposing or denying party; the relation or position of denial or opposition; as, the question was decided in the negative.
Negative 10Definition: A picture upon glass or other material, in which the light
portions of the original are
represented in some opaque material
(usually reduced silver), and the dark
portions by the uncovered and transparent or semitransparent ground of the picture.
Negative 11Definition: The negative plate of a voltaic or electrolytic cell.
Negative 12Definition: To prove unreal or
intrue; to disprove.
Negative 13Definition: To reject by vote; to refuse to enact or sanction; as, the Senate negatived the bill.
Negative 14Definition: To neutralize the force of; to counteract.
negative 15Definition: a piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white
negative 16Definition: a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"
negative 17Definition: vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
negative 18Definition: involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative)
negative 19Definition: expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
negative 20Definition: reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive
negative 21Definition: designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful
suggestions; "negative criticism"
negative 22Definition: having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign";
"delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"
negative 23Definition: characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive
features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"
negative 24Definition: less than zero; "a negative number"
negative 25Definition: not indicating the presence of
microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"
negative 26Definition: having a negative electric charge;
"electrons are negative"