Ultimately
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]

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  • 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

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