absolute

Use absolute as a noun or an adjective when you're so sure of something that you know it will never change. For example, a devout person's belief in life after death is an absolute; that person has absolute faith in the afterlife.

Absolute can also mean "without any doubt," as in the case of an absolute beauty — such as a glamorous movie star or a supermodel — or "without limits," such as a dictator who has absolute power over the people. Or, absolute can describe a final demand that must be met, such as the absolute conditions a person buying a home might present to its seller — it's the last step and can make or break the sale.

Definitions of absolute
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adj perfect or complete or pure

absolute loyalty”
absolute silence”
absolute truth”
absolute alcohol”
Synonyms:
direct
lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact
implicit, unquestioning
being without doubt or reserve
infinite
total and all-embracing
living
(informal) absolute
Antonyms:
comparative, relative
estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete
relational
having a relation or being related
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adj complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

absolute freedom”
“an absolute dimwit”
Synonyms:
downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer
complete
having every necessary or normal part or component or step

adj expressing finality with no implication of possible change

“an absolute guarantee to respect the nation's authority”
Synonyms:
unambiguous, unequivocal, univocal
admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion

adj not capable of being violated or infringed

Synonyms:
infrangible, inviolable
inalienable, unalienable
incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another

adj not limited by law

“an absolute monarch”
Synonyms:
arbitrary
based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice

n something 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

“no mortal being can influence the absolute
Type of:
abstract, abstraction
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

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