What does inevitable mean?

Definitions for inevitable
ɪnˈɛv ɪ tə bəlin·evitable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inevitable(adj)

    an unavoidable event

    "don't argue with the inevitable"

  2. inevitable(adj)

    incapable of being avoided or prevented

    "the inevitable result"

  3. inevitable(adj)

    invariably occurring or appearing

    "the inevitable changes of the seasons"

Wiktionary

  1. inevitable(Noun)

    Something that is predictable, or cannot be avoided.

  2. inevitable(Adjective)

    impossible to avoid or prevent

    We were going so fast that the collision was inevitable.

  3. inevitable(Adjective)

    predictable, or always happening

    My outburst met with the inevitable punishment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inevitable(adj)

    not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain

    Etymology: [L. inevitabilis: cf. F. invitable. See In- not, and Evitable.]

  2. Inevitable(adj)

    irresistible

    Etymology: [L. inevitabilis: cf. F. invitable. See In- not, and Evitable.]

Freebase

  1. Inevitable

    In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, inevitables are extraplanar magical constructs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inevitable

    in-ev′it-a-bl, adj. not able to be evaded or avoided: that cannot be escaped: irresistible.—n. Inev′itableness.—adv. Inev′itably.—The inevitable, that which is sure to happen. [Fr.,—L. inevitabilisin, not, evitabilis, avoidable—evitāre, to avoid—e, out of, vitāre, to avoid.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inevitable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3453

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inevitable' in Adjectives Frequency: #473

How to pronounce inevitable?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say inevitable in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inevitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inevitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of inevitable in a Sentence

  1. Joshua Wolf:

    As antibiotic resistance rates rise, it is inevitable that prophylaxis will become less effective, it is very likely that surgical procedures will become less safe for patients.

  2. Macky Sall:

    Victory in the first round is inevitable.

  3. Gyeonggi Province:

    Such information should only be used for crises like infectious diseases, but thankfully our people understand that it is inevitable in battling the pandemic.

  4. Jordan Silva Mishkin:

    We create matches with a meaning, i think it's inevitable that people will use SportsBuddy as a way to meet other singles, but hopefully this way you'll match with someone that you have something in common with and that will lead to a stronger human connection.

  5. Judge Kang Seong-soo:

    The defendants are well-known celebrities and friends, but the chat they've had showed that they simply considered women as objects of sexual pleasure, and committed crimes that were extremely serious, strict punishment is inevitable as the damage inflicted has not properly been recovered and the victims demand harsh penalties.

Images & Illustrations of inevitable

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