absolute
ab·so·lute adj
1 a: free from qualification, condition, exception, or restriction
rights that even seem absolute have these qualificationsLong v. Rockwood, 277 U.S. 142 (1927) see also absolute ownership at ownership compare qualified
b in the civil law of Louisiana: having or allowing no legal effect
an absolute impediment
2: final and not liable to modification
— sometimes used after the word it modifies
divorce absolute compare nisi
ab·so·lute·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

absolute
I (complete) adjective absolutus, blanket, comprehensive, downright, entire, exhaustive, final, finished, full, sheer, total, unbounded, unconditional, unconstrained, unlimited, unqualified, unreserved, unrestrained, unrestricted, unstinted, utter, whole, without qualification associated concepts: absolute acceptance, absolute admission, absolute assignment, absolute bequest, absolute control, absolute deed, absolute devise, absolute fee, absolute gift, absolute immunity, absolute insuror, absolute owner, absolute power of alienation, absolute power of disposition, absolute sale, absolute transfer, fee simple absolute II (conclusive) adjective accurate, actual, axiomatic, beyond doubt, categorical, certain, clear, clearly defined, decided, decisive, definite, definitive, determinate, exact, explicit, express, final, fixed, inalienable, indisputable, indubitable, obvious, positive, precise, real, settled, straightforward, true, unconditioned, undoubted, unequivocal, unerring, unimpeachable, unmistakable, unmitigated, unmixed, unquestionable, veritable, well-defined associated concepts: absolute certainty, absolute conviction, absolute discretion, absolute duty, absolute liability, absolute moral certainty, absolute pardon, absolute privilege, absolute right, absolute title III (ideal) adjective best, beyond compare, champion, consummate, crowning, defectless, excelling, exemplary, faultless, flawless, highest, immaculate, impeccable, incomparable, matchless, model, ne plus ultra, paramount, peerless, perfect, preeminent, pure, spotless, stainless, superior, superlative, supreme, taintless, unblemished, unequaled, unexcelled, unrivaled, unsurpassed, untainted, untarnished IV index actual, affirmative, arbitrary and capricious, axiomatic, cardinal (outstanding), categorical, certain (fixed), certain (positive), clear (certain), compelling, complete (all-embracing), conclusive (determinative), convincing, decisive, definite, definitive, demonstrable, dogmatic, explicit, gross (flagrant), implicit, inappealable, incontrovertible, indubious, outright, plenary, positive (incontestable), pure, radical (extreme), resounding, right (direct), stark, strict, thorough, total, unalienable, unconditional, undisputed, unequivocal, unmitigated, unqualified (unlimited)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


absolute
Complete, without condition, and not subject to modification, as with "absolute ownership" or a "divorce absolute."
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Divorce & Family Law
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


absolute
n.
1 Without any conditions, encumbrance, qualification, or restriction.
2 Not liable or subject to revisions; conclusive.
3 Free from any restraint or restriction in the exercise of government power.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


absolute
Complete; perfect; final; without any condition or incumbrance; as an absolute bond in distinction from a conditional bond. Unconditional; complete and perfect in itself; without relation to or dependence on other things or persons.
Free from conditions, limitations or qualifications, not dependent, or modified or affected by circumstances; that is, without any condition or restrictive provisions.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


absolute
Complete; perfect; final; without any condition or incumbrance; as an absolute bond in distinction from a conditional bond. Unconditional; complete and perfect in itself; without relation to or dependence on other things or persons.
 
Free from conditions, limitations or qualifications, not dependent, or modified or affected by circumstances; that is, without any condition or restrictive provisions.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

absolute
adj.
   complete, and without condition.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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