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Overview of noun absolute

The noun absolute has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) absolute

(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")

Overview of adj absolute

The adj absolute has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) absolute

(perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol")

2. (4) absolute, downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer

(complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity")

3. (1) absolute

(not limited by law; "an absolute monarch")

4. absolute

(expressing finality with no implication of possible change; "an absolute guarantee to respect the nation's authority")

5. absolute, infrangible, inviolable

(not capable of being violated or infringed; "infrangible human rights") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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