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How do you use absolutely?

How do you use absolutely?

used with adjectives or verbs that express strong feelings or extreme qualities to mean “extremely” I was absolutely furious with him. She absolutely adores you. He’s an absolutely fantastic cook.

What is absolutely an example of?

Absolutely is defined as totally and completely, or with certainty. An example of someone being absolutely silent would be someone not making any sound at all. Yes. As you say.

Can I use absolutely instead of yes?

Some people say absolutely as an emphatic way of saying yes or of agreeing with someone. They say absolutely not as an emphatic way of saying no or of disagreeing with someone. “It’s worrying that they’re doing things without training though, isn’t it?”—”Absolutely.”

What does the word absolutely mean?

without exception; completely; wholly; entirely: You are absolutely right. without doubt or reservation; positively; certainly: I’ll absolutely support your candidacy. (of a transitive verb) without an object.

How do you say absolutely true?


  1. actually.
  2. definitely.
  3. doubtless.
  4. exactly.
  5. precisely.
  6. surely.
  7. unconditionally.
  8. unquestionably.

What is the difference between definitely and absolutely?

As adverbs the difference between absolutely and definitely is that absolutely is in an absolute or unconditional manner; utterly, positively, wholly while definitely is without question and beyond doubt.

What are always and never statements called?

“Always” and “Never” statements are frequently used by people when they are arguing in order to emphasize or illustrate the merits of their position. “Always” and “Never” statements are usually exaggerations, which serve an illustrative purpose and are understood by both parties to be hyperbole and not literal.

Can I just say absolutely?

(Absolutely and definitely can be used in both polite and casual conversations) Yes you could. That is basically the main idea of those words.

What can you answer instead of yes?

Polite Ways to Say Yes in English

  • Yeah, sure. Here you go.
  • No problem! I’m always happy to help.
  • Yep! I will be right there. (Yep is another informal way to say yes like yeah.)
  • Yeah, I’d be happy to!
  • Cool. (Yes, cool can really be used to say yes or to show agreement.)
  • You got it.
  • Okay.

What kind of word is absolutely?

Absolutely can be an interjection or an adverb.

Is that true or is it true?

Remember the difference between “that is true” and “this is true?” The same rule goes with “it is true,” and “that is true.” You might often hear the words “it is true,” answered the question, “Is that true?” But the correct way to answer would be “that is true.”

What can I say instead of true?

Synonyms of ‘true’

  • correct, accurate, authentic, factual, genuine, precise, real, right, truthful, veracious.
  • faithful, dedicated, devoted, dutiful, loyal, reliable, staunch, steady, trustworthy.
  • exact, accurate, on target, perfect, precise, spot-on (British, informal), unerring.