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ab·so·lute·ly

 (ăb′sə-lo͞ot′lē, ăb′sə-lo͞ot′lē)
adv.
1.
a. Without qualification or restriction; completely: The substance was absolutely pure.
b. Used as an intensive: I absolutely love that restaurant. That's absolutely ridiculous.
2. As you say. Used to indicate agreement.
3. Grammar
a. In a manner that does not take an object.
b. In an absolute relationship.

absolutely

(ˌæbsəˈluːtlɪ)
adv
in an absolute manner, esp completely or perfectly
sentence substitute
yes; certainly; unquestionably

ab•so•lute•ly

(ˌæb səˈlut li, ˈæb səˌlut-)

adv.
1. completely; perfectly.
interj.
2. (used to express complete agreement).
[1525–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.absolutely - completely and without qualificationabsolutely - 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 - totally and definitelyabsolutely - totally and definitely; without question; "we are absolutely opposed to the idea"; "he forced himself to lie absolutely still"; "iron is absolutely necessary"

absolutely

absolutely

adverb
2. To the fullest extent:
Informal: clean, clear.
Idioms: in toto, through and through.
3. It is so; as you say or ask:
Informal: OK, uh-huh, yeah, yep.
Slang: right on.
Translations
عَلَى الإطْلاقكُلِّيَّا، تَماماً، بِصُورَة مُطْلَقَه
absolutament
naprostoabsolutně
absolutfuldstændigthelt
ehdottomasti
बिलकुलबिल्कुल
apsolutno
algerlega, fullkomlega
全く
절대적으로
absolútne
popolnoma
absolutdefinitivt
อย่างแน่นอน
hoàn toàn

absolutely

[ˈæbsəluːtlɪ] ADV
1. (= completely) [clear, impossible, alone, untrue] → completamente, totalmente; [hilarious, beautiful, wonderful] → realmente; [exhausted, horrible] → totalmente; [necessary] → absolutamente
it's absolutely boiling in here!¡aquí dentro hace un calor infiernal!
he's absolutely delighted at being a father againestá contentísimo de volver a ser padre
the food was absolutely disgustingla comida era verdaderamente asquerosa
punctuality is absolutely essentialla puntualidad es de vital importancia
absolutely everybodyabsolutamente todo el mundo
absolutely everythingabsolutamente todo
I've looked absolutely everywhere for itlo he buscado absolutamente por todas partes
your hands are absolutely filthytienes las manos sucísimas or verdaderamente sucias
it is absolutely forbidden to + INFINqueda terminantemente prohibido + infin
it's absolutely freezing in here!¡aquí dentro hace un frío que pela!
it makes absolutely no differenceno cambia nada en absoluto
absolutely nobody/nothingnadie/nada en absoluto
to be absolutely righttener toda la razón
to lie absolutely stillpermanecer tumbado completamente quieto
are you absolutely sure?¿estás completamente seguro?
it's absolutely truees la pura verdades totalmente cierto
2. (= unconditionally) [refuse, deny] → rotundamente; [believe] → firmemente
I agree absolutelyestoy totalmente de acuerdo
3. (= certainly) → desde luego
"it's worrying, isn't it?" - "absolutely"-es preocupante ¿verdad? -desde luego
absolutely not!¡de ninguna manera!
"does this affect your attitude to your work?" - "absolutely not"-¿afecta esto a su actitud hacia su trabajo? -no, en absoluto
4. (Gram) adverbs used absolutelyadverbios de uso absoluto

absolutely

[ˌæbsəˈluːtli] adv (= completely) [sure, certain, necessary] → absolument; [fantastic, wonderful] → absolument; [ridiculous] → complètement; [believe, oppose, deny] → absolument
She's absolutely right → Elle a tout à fait raison.
absolutely! (= certainly) → absolument!
"Do you think it's a good idea?" - "Absolutely!" → "Tu trouves que c'est une bonne idée?" - "Absolument!"
absolutely not! → bien sûr que non!absolute majority nmajorité f absolue
to win an absolute majority → obtenir la majorité absolueabsolute zero nzéro m absolu

absolutely

advabsolut; agree, trust also, truevollkommen, völlig; amazing, fantasticwirklich; deny, refuse alsostrikt; forbidden alsostreng; stupid alsovöllig necessary alsounbedingt; proveeindeutig; absolutely!durchaus; (= I agree)genau!; do you agree? — absolutelysind Sie einverstanden? — vollkommen; do you absolutely insist?muss das unbedingt or durchaus sein?; he absolutely refused to do thater wollte das absolut or durchaus nicht tun; it’s absolutely amazinges ist wirklich erstaunlich; you look absolutely stunning/awfuldu siehst wirklich großartig/schrecklich aus; you’re absolutely rightSie haben völlig recht

absolutely

[ˈæbsluːtlɪ] advcompletamente, assolutamente
oh yes, absolutely! → oh sì, altro che!

absolute

(ˈӕbsəluːt) adjective
complete. absolute honesty.
ˌabsoˈlutely adverb
completely. It is absolutely impossible for me to go.

absolutely

عَلَى الإطْلاق naprosto absolut vollkommen απόλυτα rotundamente ehdottomasti absolument apsolutno assolutamente 全く 절대적으로 absoluut fullstendig całkowicie absolutamente совершенно absolut อย่างแน่นอน kesinlikle hoàn toàn 绝对
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Their heads might have been turned upside-down, so absolutely did they tread upon blue ether.
The warriors appeared to be on the most friendly terms, and seemingly conversed much together; yet, according to the account of the interpreter, each was absolutely ignorant of what the other said.
So I take phosphates or phosphites--whichever it is, and tonics, and journeys, and air, and exercise, and am absolutely forbidden to "work" until I am well again.
And as for her own rejected suitor, Fairfax Munroe, except for a kind of grave and proper motherliness about his protecting manner, he absolutely was the most indistinctive of them all.
Without absolutely expressing a doubt whether the stalwart Puritan had acted as a man of conscience and integrity throughout the proceedings which have been sketched, they, nevertheless, hinted that he was about to build his house over an unquiet grave.
Madame Hester absolutely refuseth to speak, and the magistrates have laid their heads together in vain.
He would delight them equally by his anecdotes of witchcraft, and of the direful omens and portentous sights and sounds in the air, which prevailed in the earlier times of Connecticut; and would frighten them woefully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars; and with the alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy!
Moreover, as that of Heidelburgh was always replenished with the most excellent of the wines of the Rhenish valleys, so the tun of the whale contains by far the most precious of all his oily vintages; namely, the highly-prized spermaceti, in its absolutely pure, limpid, and odoriferous state.
Here was a remedy for the smoking habit, twenty-five doses for a quarter, and a cure absolutely guaranteed in ten doses.
I absolutely am worse, this very morning, for the efforts I had to make to wake her last night.
Absolutely speaking, the more money, the less virtue; for money comes between a man and his objects, and obtains them for him; it was certainly no great virtue to obtain it.
I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least--and it is commonly more than that--sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.