Meaning of NEGATIVE in English

NEGATIVE

n.

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: -tived ; -tiv · ing

Date: 1706

1 a : to refuse assent to b : to reject by or as if by a vote

2 : to demonstrate the falsity of

3 : to deny the truth, reality, or validity of

4 : NEUTRALIZE , COUNTERACT

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