Meaning of ABSOLUTELY in English

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


Absolutely means totally and completely.

Jill is ~ right...

I ~ refuse to get married...

There is ~ no difference!

ADV: usu ADV adj/adv, also ADV with v emphasis


Some people say ~ as an emphatic way of saying yes or of agreeing with someone. They say ~ not as an emphatic way of saying no or of disagreeing with someone.

‘It’s worrying, isn’t it?’—‘Absolutely.’...

ADV: ADV as reply emphasis

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