What does the word absolute mean?

Usage examples for absolute

  1. Over these model schools the commissioners have absolute control, and through them, and by means of them, they exercise an almost absolute influence over the whole system of education in connection with the Board. – The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865 by Society of Clergymen
  2. These women will make an absolute fool of him! – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  3. It may, however, be said with absolute certainty that the place can hold out for a month at the least. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill