positivepos·i·tive /ˈpɒzətɪvˈpɑːz-/ adjectiveadj 1good or useful
When interest rates fall, there is a positive effect on business confidence.
He felt that these meetings did not make any sort of positive contribution to branch performance.
2expressing support, agreement, or approval
The response we’ve had from our customers has been very positive.
3thinking that a situation is good or will be good positive about
The company is very positive about its future.
4if you take positive action, you do something definite in order to try and achieve something
She took positive steps to boost her design team.
5more than zero
Exports totaled $1,275 million, while imports totaled $1,050 million, giving a positive trade balance of $225 million.
The market has responded positively to these types of restructuring moves.