What does "Ultimate" mean?


(a.) Farthest; most remote in space or time; extreme; last; final (a.) Incapable of further analysis; incapable of further division or separation; constituent; elemental; as, an ultimate constituent of matter (a.) Last in a train of progression or consequences; tended toward by all that precedes; arrived at, as the last result; final (v. t. & i.) To come or bring into use or practice (v. t. & i.) To come or bring to an end; to eventuate; to end

Synonyms net, last, simple, supreme, final, elemental, farthest, highest

Example: "The ultimate achievement" Example: "The ultimate sonata of that opus" Example: "The ultimate ingredients of matter"

Word Family ultimately