- I(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. eventually, at last, in the end, sooner or later, as a conclusion, to cap the climax, sequentially, in the sequel, after all, in consummation, at the close, at long last, in conclusion, conclusively, climactically, in due time, after a while, in after days, presently, by and by; see also finally 2 .Ant. early*, in the beginning, at present.II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) adv.in the end, finally, eventually, sooner or later, at last, after all, after all is said and done.III(Roget's Thesaurus II) adverb After a considerable length of time, usually after a delay: finally. Idioms: at last, at long last, in the end. See START, TIME.
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Ultimately — Ul ti*mate*ly, adv. As a final consequence; at last; in the end; as, afflictions often tend to correct immoral habits, and ultimately prove blessings. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
ultimately — [ul′tə mitlē] adv. finally; at last; in the end * * * ul·ti·mate·ly (ŭlʹtə mĭt lē) adv. At last; in the end; eventually. * * * … Universalium
ultimately — index hereafter (eventually), in due course Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
ultimately — [adv] eventually after all, after a while, as a conclusion, at last, at long last, at the close, basically, by and by, climactically, conclusively, finally, fundamentally, hereafter, in conclusion, in consummation, in due time, in future, in the… … New thesaurus
ultimately — [ul′tə mitlē] adv. finally; at last; in the end … English World dictionary
ultimately — [[t]ʌ̱ltɪmətli[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV with v, ADV adj Ultimately means finally, after a long and often complicated series of events. Whatever the scientists ultimately conclude, all of their data will immediately be disputed. ...a tough but… … English dictionary
ultimately — ul|ti|mate|ly [ ʌltımətli ] adverb ** 1. ) after a process or activity has ended: Her efforts were ultimately bound to fail. Technological advances could ultimately lead to even more job losses. 2. ) used for emphasizing the main point that you… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
ultimately */*/ — UK [ˈʌltɪmətlɪ] / US adverb 1) after a process or activity has ended Her efforts were ultimately bound to fail. Technological advances could ultimately lead to even more job losses. 2) used for emphasizing the main point that you are talking… … English dictionary
ultimately — adverb Date: 1652 1. in the end ; fundamentally < the word comes ultimately from Latin > 2. eventually < ultimately, they agreed > … New Collegiate Dictionary
ultimately — adverb a) Indicating the last item. Firstly, ... Secondly, ... Ultimately, ... b) Indicating the most important action. Ultimately, he will have to make a decision before the end of the week. Syn: at last … Wiktionary
ultimately — adv. Ultimately is used with these adjectives: ↑accountable, ↑decisive, ↑destructive, ↑doomed, ↑fatal, ↑fruitless, ↑frustrating, ↑futile, ↑impossible, ↑inconclusive, ↑irreconcilable … Collocations dictionary