What is Affirmative?

Affirmative definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
affirming or assenting; asserting the truth, validity, or fact of something.
expressing agreement or consent; assenting: an affirmative reply.
positive; not negative.

Logic. noting a proposition in which a property of a subject is affirmed, as a??All men are happy.a??

something that affirms or asserts; a positive statement or proposition; affirmation.
a reply indicating assent, as Yes or I do.

a manner or mode that indicates assent: a reply in the affirmative.
the side, as in a debate, that affirms or defends a statement that the opposite side denies or attacks: to speak for the affirmative.

(used to indicate agreement, assent, etc.): a??Is this the right way to Lake George?a?? a??Affirmative.a??