"''Negative"'' has meaning in several contexts:
* Negative and non-negative numbers
* Negative (photography)
* In physics, "negative" and positive are conventions used in distinguishing electric charge.
* In optics, diverging lenses are also called "negative" lenses.
* In astrology, "negative" is a term commonly used to described the supposedly introverted personalities of the earth and water signs.
* Negative, a Serbian pop/rock band.
* Negative, a Finnish glam rock band.
* Sometimes means having a bad, detrimental or injurious influence.
* Sometimes used as an alternate way of saying, "no"
For other contexts see "positive".