ETYM Latin absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. French absolu. Related to Absolve.
1. Complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; SYN. downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer.
2. Expressing finality with no implication of possible change; SYN. conclusive.
3. Not capable of being violated or infringed; SYN. infrangible, inviolable.
4. Not limited by law.
5. Perfect or complete or pure.
6. Without conditions or limitations; SYN. total, unconditioned.
(of a value) In computing, real and unchanging. For example, an absolute address is a location in memory and an absolute cell reference is a single fixed cell in a spreadsheet display. The opposite of absolute is relative.
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Something that is conceived to be absolute; something that does not depends on anything else and is beyond human control