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Synonyms for inevitable
ɪnˈɛv ɪ tə bəlin·evitable

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Wiktionary3.0 / 4 votes

  1. inevitableadjective

    Synonyms:
    inescapable, unavoidable

  2. inevitableadjective

    impossible to avoid or prevent

    We were going so fast that the collision was inevitable.

    Synonyms:
    unavoidable, inescapable

  3. inevitableadjective

    predictable, or always happening

    My outburst met with the inevitable punishment.

    Synonyms:
    inescapable, unavoidable

English Synonyms and Antonyms2.8 / 4 votes

  1. inevitable

    That is necessary which must exist, occur, or be true; which in the nature of things can not be otherwise. That which is essential belongs to the essence of a thing, so that the thing can not exist in its completeness without it; that which is indispensable may be only an adjunct, but it is one that can not be spared; vigorous health is essential to an arctic explorer; warm clothing is indispensable. That which is requisite (or required) is so in the judgment of the person requiring it, but may not be so absolutely; thus, the requisite is more a matter of personal feeling than the indispensable. Inevitable (Latin in, not, and evito, shun) is primarily the exact equivalent of the Saxon unavoidable; both words are applied to things which some at least would escape or prevent, while that which is necessary may meet with no objection; food is necessary, death is inevitable; a necessary conclusion satisfies a thinker; an inevitable conclusion silences opposition. An infallible proof is one that necessarily leads the mind to a sound conclusion. Needed and needful are more concrete than necessary, and respect an end to be attained; we speak of a necessary inference; necessary food is what one can not live without, while needful food is that without which he can not enjoy comfort, health, and strength.

    Synonyms:
    essential, indispensable, infallible, necessary, needed, needful, required, requisite, unavoidable, undeniable

    Antonyms:
    casual, contingent, needless, non-essential, optional, unnecessary, useless, worthless

    Preposition:
    Necessary to a sequence or a total; for or to a result or a person; unity is necessary to (to constitute) completeness; decision is necessary for command, or for a commander.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 3 votes

  1. inevitable

    Synonyms:
    unavoidable, infallible, certain, irresistible, fixed

    Antonyms:
    avoidable, uncertain, indeterminate

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inevitableadjective

    an unavoidable event

    "don't argue with the inevitable"

    Antonyms:
    avertable, evitable, avoidable, unpredictable, avertible

  2. inevitableadjective

    incapable of being avoided or prevented

    "the inevitable result"

    Antonyms:
    avertable, avertible, evitable, avoidable, unpredictable

  3. inevitableadjective

    invariably occurring or appearing

    "the inevitable changes of the seasons"

    Antonyms:
    avoidable, avertable, avertible, evitable, unpredictable

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 2 votes

  1. inevitableadjective

    Synonyms:
    unavoidable, necessary, not to be escaped, that must be suffered

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How to use inevitable in a sentence?

  1. Sam Yebri:

    Iranian Americans — of all faiths — were relieved to see that no Americans were harmed by Iran's missile strikes, so, I remain hopeful that the leaders of America and Iran will heed the call of their people who believe that war is neither necessary nor inevitable.

  2. Chris McDaniel:

    Conservatives are driven and inspired by principles, not personalities. We therefore seek consistency with our elected officials. To the extent that they are not consistent, anger is the inevitable result, so yes, many will be angry.

  3. Nobuhiko Kuramochi:

    Given a recent rally in semi-conductor shares, some adjustments will be inevitable, but our investor survey has shown that many investors are still cautious on the sector so a bit of weakness in the industry would surprise few of them.

  4. Carlos Sampaio:

    A TCU ruling makes an impeachment request inevitable, nothing could be better for the country than to see Rousseff step down.

  5. Jonathan Gdanski:

    Juul claims that it's not Big Tobacco. But they are the same thing. Getting rid of Burns and hiring someone from Altria is not surprising. It was inevitable.


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