Definition of "irrevocable" []

  • Impossible to retract or revoke: an irrevocable decision. (adjective)
  • Not able to be revoked, changed, or undone; unalterable (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "irrevocable" in a sentence
  • ""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."