Definitions of inevitable

  1. incapable of being avoided or prevented; "the inevitable result" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Not to be evaded; unavoidable; as, death is inevitable for all men. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Not able to be evaded or avoided: that cannot be escaped: irresistible. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. That can not be avoided. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. That can not be prevented; unavoidable. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. That admits of no escape or evasion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. That cannot be avoided or escaped from. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for inevitable

  1. The long- promised- the inevitable battle was at hand. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  2. But, though death was inevitable Elizabeth did not borrow trouble from that solemn fact. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith