HyperDic: absolute

English > 6 senses of the word absolute:
ADJECTIVEallabsoluteperfect or complete or pure
allabsolute, downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheercomplete and without restriction or qualification / qualification
allabsolutenot limited by law
allabsoluteexpressing finality with no implication of possible change
allabsolute, infrangible, inviolablenot capable of being violated or infringed
NOUNcognitionabsolutesomething that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things
absolute > pronunciation
Soundsae'bsahluw.t
Rhymesacute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > absolute: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningperfect or complete or pure.
Examples
  • "absolute loyalty"
  • "absolute silence"
  • "absolute truth"
  • "absolute alcohol"
Narrowerdirectlacking compromising or mitigating elements
implicit, unquestioningWithout doubt or reserve
infiniteTotal and all-embracing
living(informal) absolute
Oppositerelative, comparativeEstimated by comparison
Spanishabsoluto, completo, perfecto, pleno, puro, total
Catalanabsolut, complet, perfecte, total
Nounsabsolutesomething that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things
absolutenessthe quality of being absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute
Adverbsabsolutelytotally and definitely
English > absolute: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcomplete and without restriction or qualification / qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers.
Examples
  • "absolute freedom"
  • "an absolute dimwit"
Synonymsdownright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer
BroadercompleteHaving every necessary or normal part or component or step
Spanishabsoluto, evidente, puro, redomado
Nounsabsolutenessthe quality of being absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute
Adverbsabsolutelycompletely and without qualification / qualification
English > absolute: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot limited by law.
Example"an absolute monarch"
BroaderarbitraryBased on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
Spanishabsoluto
Catalanabsolut
Nounsabsolutenessthe quality of being absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute
English > absolute: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningExpressing finality with no implication of possible change.
Example"an absolute guarantee to respect the nation's authority"
Broaderunequivocal, univocal, unambiguousAdmitting of no doubt or misunderstanding
Spanishabsoluto
Nounsabsolutesomething that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things
absolutenessthe quality of being absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute
English > absolute: 6 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnot capable of being violated or infringed.
Synonymsinfrangible, inviolable
Broaderinalienable, unalienableincapable of being repudiated or transferred to another
Spanishinfrangible, inquebrantable, inviolable
Catalaninfrangible, inquebrantable, inviolable
Nounsabsolutenessthe quality of being absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute / absolute
English > absolute: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative.
Example"no mortal being can influence the absolute"
Broaderabstraction, abstractA concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
Spanishabsolut, absoluto
Catalanabsolut
Adjectivesabsoluteperfect or complete or pure
absoluteexpressing finality with no implication of possible change

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