Definitions of absolute

  1. something that is conceived to be absolute; something that does not depends on anything else and is beyond human control; " no mortal being can influence the absolute"
  2. In a plane, the two imaginary circular points at infinity; in space of three dimensions, the imaginary circle at infinity.
  3. Absoluteness.
  4. The independent and self- existent being or cause of things; the infinite.
  5. Absolutely.
  6. perfect or complete or pure; " absolute loyalty"; " absolute silence"; " absolute truth"; " absolute alcohol"
  7. without conditions or limitations; " a total ban"
  8. not limited by law; " an absolute monarch"
  9. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or command; absolute power; an absolute monarch.
  10. Loosed from, or unconnected by, dependence on any other being; self- existent; self- sufficing.
  11. Capable of being thought or conceived by itself alone; unconditioned; non- relative.
  12. Positive; clear; certain; not doubtful.
  13. Authoritative; peremptory.
  14. Pure; unmixed; as, absolute alcohol.
  15. Not immediately dependent on the other parts of the sentence in government; as, the case absolute. See Ablative absolute, under Ablative.
  16. Not adulterated; pure.
  17. Viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects; actual; real; - opposed to relative and comparative; as, absolute motion; absolute time or space.
  18. Free as to condition; perfect; fixed; despotic: applied to a government in which the ruler s unrestrained by any law: unlimited.
  19. Free from limits or conditions: complete: unlimited: free from mixture: considered without reference to other things: unconditioned, unalterable: unrestricted by constitutional checks ( said of a government): ( gram.) not immediately dependent.
  20. Unlimited; arbitrary.
  21. Complete; perfect.
  22. Not limited; unrestricted; independent.
  23. Positive; entire; total.
  24. Unconditional and unlimited; unlimited in power; arbitrary; despotic; complete in itself or perfect; not relative; self- dependent or self- existing; pure; unmixed. The absolute.