Derivative vs Affirmative - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between derivative and affirmative
is that derivative
is while affirmative
is pertaining to truth; asserting that something is
As a noun affirmative is
yes; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
Obtained by derivation; not radical, original, or fundamental.
Imitative of the work of someone else.
(legal, copyright) Referring to a work, such as a translation or adaptation, based on another work that may be subject to copyright restrictions.
(finance) Having a value that depends on an underlying asset of variable value.
- a derivative''' conveyance; a '''derivative word
(linguistics) A word that derives from another one.
(finance) A financial instrument whose value depends on the valuation of an underlying asset; such as a warrant, an option etc.
(chemistry) A chemical derived from another.
(calculus) The derived function of a function.
(calculus) The value of this function for a given value of its independent variable.
- The derivative of is
- The derivative of at x = 3 is .
* (something derived) spinoff
* (finance) contingent claim
* derived function
* arithmetic derivative
* directional derivative
* exterior derivative
* partial derivative
* symmetric derivative
* time derivative
* total derivative
* weak derivative
* (finance) option, warrant, swap, convertible security, convertible, convertible bond, credit default swap, credit line note, financial futures contract, financial future, total return swap.
pertaining to truth; asserting that something is ; affirming
pertaining to any assertion or active confirmation that favors a particular result
- an affirmative answer
- an affirmative vote
- an act affirmative of common law
(logic) Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.
(algebra) positive; not negative
- Lysicles was a little disconcerted by the affirmative air of Crito.
* affirmative action
Yes; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
- That's an affirmative Houston, the space shuttle has lost the secondary thrusters.
(grammatical terminology) An answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
(obsolete) An assertion.
* 1646 , Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica , III.17:
- 10-4 good buddy. That's an affirmative - the tractor trailer is in the ditch at the side of the highway.
- that every hare is both male and female, beside the vulgar opinion, was the affirmative of Archelaus, of Plutarch, Philostratus, and many more.
* affirmative sentence