(adj) not qualified or diminished in any way; total. “absolute secrecy”
(adj) used for emphasis when expressing an opinion. “the policy is absolute folly”
(adj) (of powers or rights) not subject to any limitation; unconditional. “no one dare challenge her absolute authority”
(adj) (of a ruler) having unrestricted power. “Dom Miguel proclaimed himself absolute monarch”
(adj) (of a decree) final. “the decree of nullity was made absolute”
(adj) viewed or existing independently and not in relation to other things; not relative or comparative. “absolute moral standards”
(adj) (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest of the sentence, as in dinner being over, we left the table.
(noun) a value or principle which is regarded as universally valid or which may be viewed without relation to other things. “good and evil are presented as absolutes”
Absolute origin (Root word)
late Middle English: from Latin absolutus ‘freed, unrestricted’, past participle of absolvere (see absolve).
Absolute in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Telling Numbers: Malaria drop is sharpest in India, 90% of …, Compared to 2017, India reported 2.6 million fewer cases in 2018. This makes India the country with the largest absolute reductions among the …
Indian clothing market likely to be worth $53.7 billion in 2020, Despite the current slowdown in the economy, the Indian clothing … The report states India saw the strongest absolute growth globally in the …
The era of data-globalism is over. Where does this leave India?, In China, it is absolute. Where then does this leave India, a country that opened its doors and its oversized data market to the rest of the world, …
Need to try to find ways to tackle the Indian bowling attack …, West Indies, who have been in India for quite some time now as they … weren’t at their absolute best as they conceded their first-ever defeat to …
No proposal to put retirement age either at 60 or after …, … of All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) Rules, 1958, according to which the government has the absolute right to retire officials …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Absolute
“solute” sounds like salute and we use to salute people having complete power.
A+B(P)+SOLUTE= A perfect sol, that dissolves anything completely, perfectly and anything that is pure