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Word of the Day – Ultimate

How to Pronounce Ultimate
How to Pronounce Ultimate

Ultimate – ah l t ih m ax t

Happening at the end

The ultimate aim was to win.

Definition adjective

last; furthest or farthest; ending a process or series

maximum; decisive; conclusive

highest; not subsidiary

basic; fundamental; representing a limit beyond which further progress, as in investigation or analysis, is impossible


the final point; final result.

a fundamental fact or principle.

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Synonyms for ultimate

extreme, remotest, uttermost, supreme.

Entries near ultimate

ult., ulterior, ultima, ultimacy, ultima ratio regum, ultimate, ultimate constituent, ultimately, ultimate strength, ultima Thule, ultimatum

First known usage

1645–55; from Late Latin ultimātus (past participle of ultimāre “to come to an end”), equivalent to Latin ultim(us) “last, most distant” + -ātus past participle suffix;

Word of the Day – Ultimate
Word of the Day – Ultimate

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