Ultimate


Ultimate

The ultimate is the last and final item in a series. The related words penultimate and antepenultimate refer to the second-to-last and the third-to-last item in a series, respectively.

Ultimate may refer to:
*Ultimate (sport), a team disc sport.
*Ultimate Marvel, an imprint of comic books which reimagines and updates various characters.
*The Ultimate, the trancendental reality of which the "relative" world is but a reflection of in some systems of metaphysics and religions.
*"Ultimate (Boney M. album)", the title of Boney M's 1999 compilation album.
*"Ultimate (Prince album)", the title of Prince's 2006 compilation album.
*"Ultimate (Bobby Vinton album)", the title of Bobby Vinton's 1995 compilation album.
*Ultimate Play The Game, the former name used by Rare, a video game developer.
*The ultimate cause of an event; this is in contrast to the proximate causation of an event, the naive later steps flowing from the root cause.
** In biology, the evolutionary causes for a biological phenomenon, as opposed to the proximate (biology) causes.
*The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny, a song by Lemon Demon.
*Windows Vista Ultimate

ee also

*Penult and antepenult, the second to last and third to last syllable of a word in linguistics.


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