Positive in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Positive

Not negative or neutral. | (law) Formally laid down. [from the 14th c.] | Stated definitively and without qualification. [from the 16th c.]

Short Example Sentences for Positive

  • 1. Those are positive orders. 🔊
  • 2. Put statements in positive form. 🔊
  • 3. The copper is now the positive element. 🔊
  • 4. And this end seems positive and definite. 🔊
  • 5. I would be positive the communication came from him. 🔊
  • 6. The positive charges equal the negative charges. 🔊
  • 7. Once we thought, positive power was all. 🔊
  • 8. Put statements in positive form 21 12. 🔊
  • 9. His tone was as positive as if he saw it flowing beneath the surface. 🔊
  • 10. Indeed, they are a source of positive satisfaction and delight. 🔊
  • 11. Nowadays, in fact, gymnastics have become a positive science. 🔊
  • 12. Hence, as a rule, it is better to express even a negative in positive form. 🔊
  • 13. For positive rules, for suggestion, Nature alone inspires it. 🔊

How to use Positive in Sentences?

  • 1. They form the negative instances which serve to corroborate our positive inductions. 🔊
  • 2. I am positive that he is not the kind of man to go that far and not proceed to the end. 🔊
  • 3. But the negative as well as the positive idea had sunk deep into the intellect of man. 🔊
  • 4. On the contrary, she had made him both positive and negative statements of her love. 🔊
  • 5. The antithesis of negative and positive is strong: Not charity, but simple justice. 🔊
  • 6. The positive is the first position of the noun; as, soft, hard; quhyte, blak; hoat, cald. 🔊
  • 7. Usually all the trolley wires of a city are so connected to the generating units as to be positive to the rails. 🔊
  • 8. It has no positive and additional teaching of its own: no addition to the burden of life and experience. 🔊
  • 9. Had he lost not only all that was vital, but all that was stable, that was positive and affirmative in his life? 🔊
  • 10. If it does not convey a positive certainty on the subject, send this letter at once to the base creature! 🔊
  • 11. Besides the positive class to which he belongs, there are endless negative classes to which he may be referred. 🔊
  • 12. Yet he is aware that in the negative there is also a positive element, and that oppositions may be only differences. 🔊
  • 13. The carrying away of positive charges from a hitherto neutral body leaves that body with a negative charge. 🔊
  • 14. On the other hand, this same grouping introduces negative advantages as well as the foregoing positive ones. 🔊
  • 15. It not only rewards dullness as if it were positive virtue, but sets an enormous premium upon hypocrisy. 🔊
  • 16. Surely he cannot fail, for his orders were positive, and mine were positive to stay here and wait for him. 🔊
  • 17. The gas rising from the negative electrode is found to be hydrogen, while that from the positive electrode is oxygen. 🔊
  • 18. Nothing advertises one so widely as a reputation for sincerity; and the man has a positive genius for self-advertisement. 🔊
  • 19. But he did not limit himself to positive science; he was at the same time a student of languages and of language, of grammar and of music. 🔊
  • 20. Success goes thus invariably with a certain plus or positive power: an ounce of power must balance an ounce of weight. 🔊
  • 21. Up till 1870 or thereabouts, cotton seed was regarded as a positive nuisance upon the American plantation. 🔊
  • 22. It is a positive fact that one-eyed Bernardino, my brother-in-law, has at this moment a mule in his stable. 🔊