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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
References in classic literature ?
Is it absolutely necessary that you should be in New York on the 11th, before nine o'clock in the evening, the time that the steamer leaves for Liverpool?
And society generally--just now especially absorbed in other things--was absolutely indifferent.
Now those things in which a city should be one are of different sorts, and in preserving an alternate reciprocation of power between these, the safety thereof consists (as I have already mentioned in my treatise on Morals), for amongst freemen and equals this is absolutely necessary; for all cannot govern at the same time, but either by the year, or according to some other regulation or time, by which means every one in his turn will be in office; as if the shoemakers and carpenters should exchange occupations, and not always be employed in the same calling.
The supreme touch of the white rabbit pulling on his white gloves as he hastens is again absolutely the child's vision, but the white rabbit as guide and introducer of Alice's adventures belongs to mature grown insight.
Without absolutely declining to pay the money, the two offices
There will be no people living in fetid dens and fetid rags, and bringing up unhealthy, hunger-pinched children in the midst of impossible and absolutely repulsive surroundings.
This exclusive delegation, or rather this alienation, of State sovereignty, would only exist in three cases: where the Constitution in express terms granted an exclusive authority to the Union; where it granted in one instance an authority to the Union, and in another prohibited the States from exercising the like authority; and where it granted an authority to the Union, to which a similar authority in the States would be absolutely and totally CONTRADICTORY and REPUGNANT.
I was conscious every moment in myself of many, very many elements absolutely opposite to that.
I have always had a great love for the absolutely unreal, the purely fanciful in all the arts, as well as of the absolutely real; I like the one on a far lower plane than the other, but it delights me, as a pantomime at a theatre does, or a comic opera, which has its being wholly outside the realm of the probabilities.
On you I can absolutely rely; and, after my experience of her, I ought to feel sure of Miss Jethro.
He maintained that it was absolutely impossible to impress upon any body whatever a velocity of 12,000 yards per second; that even with such a velocity a projectile of such a weight could not transcend the limits of the earth's atmosphere.
But to make this the sole consideration of marriage, to lust after it so violently as to overlook all imperfections for its sake, or to require it so absolutely as to reject and disdain religion, virtue, and sense, which are qualities in their nature of much higher perfection, only because an elegance of person is wanting: this is surely inconsistent, either with a wise man or a good Christian.