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Complete; perfect; final; without any condition or incumbrance; as an absolute bond in distinction from a conditional bond. Unconditional; complete and perfect in itself; without relation to or dependence on other things or persons.
Free from conditions, limitations or qualifications, not dependent, or modified or affected by circumstances; that is, without any condition or restrictive provisions.
Absolute can be used to describe Divorce, estates, obligation, and title.
adj. complete, and without condition.
absolute(Complete), adjective absolutus, blanket, comprehensive, downright, entire, exhaustive, final, full, sheer, total, unbounded, unconditional, unlimited, unqualified, unreserved, unrestrained, unrestricted, unstinted, utter, whole, without qualification
Associated concepts: absolute acceptance, absolute admission, absolute assignment, absolute bequest, absolute connrol, absolute deed, absolute devise, absolute fee, absolute gift, absolute immunity, absolute insuror, absolute owner, absolute power of alienation, absolute power of disposition, absolute sale, absolute transfer, fee simple absolute
absolute(Conclusive), adjective accurate, actual, beyond doubt, categorical, certain, clear, clearly defined, decided, decisive, definite, definitive, determinate, exact, explicit, express, final, fixed, inalienable, indisputable, indubitable, obvious, positive, precise, real, settled, true, unconditioned, undoubted, unequivocal, unimpeachable, unmistakable, unmitigated, unquestionable, veritable, well-defined
Associated concepts: absolute certainty, absolute conviction, absolute discretion, absolute duty, absolute liability, abbolute moral certainty, absolute pardon, absolute privilege, absolute right, absolute title
absolute(Ideal), adjective best, beyond compare, champion, consummate, crowning, defectless, excelling, exemplary, faultless, flawless, highest, immaculate, impeccable, incomparable, matchless, model, ne plus ultra, peerless, perfect, preeminent, pure, spotless, superior, superlative, supreme, taintless, unblemished, unequaled, unexcelled, unrivaled, unsurpassed, untainted, untarnished
See also: actual, affirmative, arbitrary and capricious, axiomatic, cardinal, categorical, certain, clear, compelling, complete, conclusive, convincing, decisive, definite, definitive, demonstrable, determinative, direct, dogmatic, explicit, extreme, fixed, flagrant, gross, implicit, inappealable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indubious, outright, outstanding, plenary, positive, pure, radical, resounding, right, stark, strict, thorough, total, unalienable, unconditional, undisputed, unequivocal, unlimited, unmitigated, unqualified
absolute(of a court order or decree) coming into effect immediately and not liable to be modified; final.
ABSOLUTE. Without any condition or encumbrance, as an "absolute bond," simplex obligatio, in distinction from a conditional bond; an absolute estate, one that is free from all manner of condition or incumbrance. A rule is said to be absolute, when, on the hearing, it is confirmed. As to the effect of an absolute conveyance, see 1 Pow. Mortg. 125; in relation to absolute rights, 1 Chitty, Pl. 364; 1 Chitty, Pr. 32.