Definition of 'in the negative'
Example sentences containing 'in the negative'
THE ANCIENT AND SOLITARY REIGN (2003)
The Rules of Conversation clearly stated that all questions of doubtful origin must be answered in the negative.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)
He was about to reply in the negative when he caught sight of a lone building beyond the customs house.CODE BREAKER (2003)
Something about the distracted way he mumbled out an answer in the negative told Agnes that he was, indeed, nervously disposed.THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL (2003)
Definition of in the negative from the Collins English Dictionary