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Definitions for absolutely
ˌæb səˈlut li, ˈæb səˌlut-ab·so·lute·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word absolutely.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absolutely, perfectly, utterly, dead(adverb)

    completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers

    "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"

  2. absolutely(adverb)

    totally and definitely; without question

    "we are absolutely opposed to the idea"; "he forced himself to lie absolutely still"; "iron is absolutely necessary"

Wiktionary

  1. absolutely(Adverb)

    In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; utterly, positively, wholly.

  2. absolutely(Adverb)

    With absolution.

  3. absolutely(Adverb)

    In a manner that does not take an object.

  4. absolutely(Interjection)

    Yes; certainly; expression indicating strong agreement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absolutely(adverb)

    in an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively

Freebase

  1. Absolutely

    Absolutely is a popular United Kingdom television comedy sketch show shown on Channel 4 between 1989 and 1993. The cast and crew were mainly Scottish; the principal writers and performers were Moray Hunter, Jack Docherty, Peter Baikie, Gordon Kennedy, Morwenna Banks and John Sparkes. It was directed by Phil Chilvers, Alan Nixon, Alistair Clark, and Graham C Williams. The show's producers were Alan Nixon, and David Tyler

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2499

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #486

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Adverbs Frequency: #152

How to pronounce absolutely?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say absolutely in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absolutely in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absolutely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of absolutely in a Sentence

  1. Katie Marsh:

    I white-knuckled it through the pain and only took pain killers when I absolutely needed them.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The life of Christopher Columbus offers numerous notable traits of Effective Leadership, which are applicable even today. The seven traits that I consider to be absolutely remarkable are: (1) Always challenge the status quo. (2) Think outside-the-box. (3) Create a vision with plan and timeline to execute. (4) Be prepared to cross the comfort zone, and enter any unknown territories fearlessly. (5) Be tough minded with strong determination to win. (6) Be adaptable, resilient and persistent when faced with challenges. (7) Be the best positive influencer and an inspiring role model to followers. In my view, the most important learning for Leaders from the life of Columbus is: If you really wish to explore new oceans, you mustn't be afraid to lose sight of the shore.

  3. Pramila Jayapal:

    I think it is absolutely unacceptable to see the racism and hatred coming out of the White House, the way in which this president is fueling the flames of divisiveness across the country.

  4. Jack Larson:

    To me, it was a nightmare, everywhere I went, it was,' Jimmy Olsen ! Jimmy Olsen ! Hey, Jimmy Olsen, where’s Superman ?' Suddenly, I couldn't take the bus or the subway anymore. It absolutely freaked me out.

  5. Michael Avenatti:

    They still haven't told anyone truly what the arrangement was with Michael Cohen, what it was for, why did they hire Michael Cohen to undertake this effort -- to this effort and what they haven't said is that there was absolutely no contacts whatsoever or connection between their entity and this oligarch or Russia.

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