Irrevocable Ir*rev"o*ca*ble, a. [L. irrevocabilis: cf. F. irr['e]vocable. See {In-} not, and {Revoke}, and cf. {Irrevocable}.] Incapable of being recalled or revoked; unchangeable; irreversible; unalterable; as, an irrevocable promise or decree; irrevocable fate. [1913 Webster]

Firm and irrevocable is my doom. --Shak. -- {Ir*rev"o*ca*ble*ness}, n. -- {Ir*rev"o*ca*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • irrevocably — irrevocable UK US /ɪˈrevəkəbl/ adjective ► impossible to change: »The judge said that the option was an irrevocable offer by the owner to sell. »The irrevocable loan facility agreed today has a term of 15 years. irrevocably /ɪˈrevəkəbli/ adverb ► …   Financial and business terms

  • irrevocably — adv. Irrevocably is used with these adjectives: ↑bound, ↑committed Irrevocably is used with these verbs: ↑alter, ↑change …   Collocations dictionary

  • irrevocably — irrevocable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered. DERIVATIVES irrevocability noun irrevocably adverb. ORIGIN Latin irrevocabilis, from revocare revoke …   English terms dictionary

  • irrevocably — adverb see irrevocable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irrevocably — See irrevocability. * * * …   Universalium

  • irrevocably — adverb In an irrevocable manner; beyond recall; in a manner precluding repeal …   Wiktionary

  • irrevocably — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, certainly, clean, fatefully, indefeasibly, ineluctably, inescapably, inevasibly, inevitably, inexorably, inflexibly, irreclaimably, irrecoverably, irredeemably, irremediably, irreparably, irretrievably,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • irrevocably — adv. in an irrevocable manner, irreversibly, unchangeably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • irrevocably — ir·revocably …   English syllables

  • irrevocably — See: irrevocable …   English dictionary

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