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Ultimate

Ul´ti`mate
a.1.Farthest; most remote in space or time; extreme; last; final.
My harbor, and my ultimate repose.
- Milton.
Many actions apt to procure fame are not conductive to this our ultimate happiness.
- Addison.
2.Last in a train of progression or consequences; tended toward by all that precedes; arrived at, as the last result; final.
Those ultimate truths and those universal laws of thought which we can not rationally contradict.
- Coleridge.
3.Incapable of further analysis; incapable of further division or separation; constituent; elemental; as, an ultimate particle; an ultimate constituent of matter.
Ultimate analysis
(Chem.) organic analysis. See under Organic.
Ultimate belief
See under Belief.
Ultimate ratio
(Math.) the limiting value of a ratio, or that toward which a series tends, and which it does not pass.
v. t. & i.1.To come or bring to an end or issue; to eventuate; to end.
[imp. & p. p. Ultimated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ultimating.]
2.To come or bring into use or practice.
Adj.1.ultimate - furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme; "the ultimate achievement"; "the ultimate question"; "man's ultimate destiny"; "the ultimate insult"; "one's ultimate goal in life"
Antonyms:
proximate - closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects; "news of his proximate arrival"; "interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals"
2.ultimate - being the last or concluding element of a series; "the ultimate sonata of that opus"; "a distinction between the verb and noun senses of `conflict' is that in the verb the stress is on the ultimate (or last) syllable"
3.ultimate - being the ultimate or elemental constituents of anything; "the elemental stuff of...out of which the many forms of life have been molded"- Jack London; "the ultimate ingredients of matter"; "his proposal is elegantly simple"
Synonyms: elemental
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