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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. 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.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Believe always in the promise and greatness in America because nothing is inevitable here, he wanted America to be reminded and to understand.

  3. Cometan:

    I have never felt the urge to do so as I feel defying the inevitable is a progressionless and disappointing merry-go-round of misery.

  4. Luke Bartholomew:

    A rate cut in July is still all but inevitable, employment growth remains a bright spot amid a fairly mixed bag of U.S. data and yet markets have come to expect a cut now so (they) will fall out of bed if they don't get one.

  5. Michele Holmes:

    Trump is undoing everything Obama did. He doesn't realize climate change impacts everyone. It impacts him, change is inevitable, and only we can solve it -- the impact is just changing the way we live.

Images & Illustrations of inevitable

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