American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Impossible to retract or revoke: an irrevocable decision.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not revocable; not to be revoked or recalled; that cannot be repealed or annulled: as, an irrevocable decree.
- adj. Unable to be retracted or reversed. Final.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Incapable of being recalled or revoked; unchangeable; irreversible; unalterable.
- adj. incapable of being retracted or revoked
“The word 'irrevocable' doesn't always resonate until they suddenly want the money," she said.”
“A long-time favorite has been the grantor retained annuity trust or GRAT, which involves putting appreciating assets into a short-term irrevocable trust two years is typical and retaining the right to receive an annual income stream for the term of the trust.”
“The Web is already jam-packed with media retailers, from Amazon to eBay, and elements of that business, like CD sales, appear to be in irrevocable decline.”
“He noted her expression irrevocable in its decision of silence.”
“A GRAT involves putting appreciating assets into a short-term irrevocable trust two years is typical and retaining the right to receive an annual income stream for the term of the trust.”
“First, DROP was "irrevocable" - get the money, retire.”
“The bank's commitment is usually irrevocable (the L/C should contain this word: "irrevocable" - although it is irrevocable even by default).”
“I will do Mrs. Smithers the justice to say, I believe she does not know the extent of her brother-in-law's vileness; and that what she considers his little weaknesses, will be effectually rectified by a union with our Eleanor; but I don't like to see the poor girl sacrificed, and have a good mind to save her (if she would take me) by proposing to her myself; though I believe she thinks her word irrevocable, and will submit to Bob's claim as the fulfilment of a duty.”
“Then there's a reference to Jews and his use of that phrase irrevocable, very important.”
“Her sex, her youth, and the whole richness of her beauty, came back from what men call the irrevocable past, and clustered themselves with her maiden hope, and a happiness before unknown, within the magic circle of this hour.”
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