Definition of positively in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore positivelySUPmost positivelySUF-ly
    1. (manner)  In a positive manner.
      1. He approached the interview positively. ‎
    2. (modal)  With certainty.
      1. I will positively be there at 8 a.m. ‎
    3. (degree)  Very.
      1. The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. […]  The bed was the most extravagant piece.  Its graceful cane halftester rose high towards the cornice and was so festooned in carved white wood that the effect was positively insecure, as if the great couch were trimmed with icing sugar.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • It has been shown that claspin positively affects the survival of cancer cells.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Degree adverbs
        • Manner adverbs
          • Sentence adverbs
            • Modal adverbs
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ly

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. fr positivez
          2. en positiver
          3. fr positiver
          4. en costively
          5. en positives
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of positively for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "positively" is an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb, a manner adverb and a sentence adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
          Difficultness: Level 2
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 4
          Definite    ➨     Versatile