Definition of absolute


  • perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty", "absolute silence", "absolute truth", "absolute alcohol". Antonyms: relative.
  • 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". Synonyms: downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer.
  • not limited by law; "an absolute monarch".
  • expressing finality with no implication of possible change; "an absolute guarantee to respect the nation's authority".
  • not capable of being violated or infringed; "infrangible human rights". Synonyms: infrangible, inviolable.


  • 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".

Rhymes with absolute

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  • absolute is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 10 points
  • absolute is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
  • absolute is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 13 points
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