[noun] a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"
[noun] a piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed
[verb] vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill" Synonyms:veto, blackball
[adjective] characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"
[adjective] reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive
[adjective] having a negative electric charge; "electrons are negative" Synonyms:electro
[adjective] expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
[adjective] having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign"; "delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"
[adjective] not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative" Synonyms:disconfirming
[adjective] less than zero; "a negative number"
[adjective] designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism" Synonyms:damaging
[adjective] involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors" Synonyms:minus