Definitions for utmostˈʌtˌmoʊst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ut•mostˈʌtˌmoʊst(adj.)

  1. of the greatest or highest degree, quantity, etc.; greatest:

    of the utmost importance.

  2. being at the farthest point or extremity; farthest.

  3. (n.)the greatest degree or amount:

    providing the utmost in comfort.

  4. the most or best of one's abilities, powers, etc.:

    He did his utmost to win.

  5. the extreme limit or extent:

    patience taxed to the utmost.

Origin of utmost:

bef. 900; ME utmest, OE ūtemest. See out, -most

Princeton's WordNet

  1. utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best(adj)

    the greatest possible degree

    "he tried his utmost"

  2. extreme, utmost(a), uttermost(a)(adj)

    of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity

    "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress"

  3. last, utmost(adj)

    highest in extent or degree

    "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"

  4. farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost(adj)

    (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order

    "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"

Wiktionary

  1. utmost(Noun)

    maximum; greatest possible amount or quantity.

  2. utmost(Adjective)

    Situated at the most distant limit; farthest

  3. utmost(Adjective)

    The most extreme; ultimate; greatest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utmost(adj)

    situated at the farthest point or extremity; farthest out; most distant; extreme; as, the utmost limits of the land; the utmost extent of human knowledge

  2. Utmost(adj)

    being in the greatest or highest degree, quantity, number, or the like; greatest; as, the utmost assiduity; the utmost harmony; the utmost misery or happiness

  3. Utmost(noun)

    the most that can be; the farthest limit; the greatest power, degree, or effort; as, he has done his utmost; try your utmost


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

utmost(adjective)

most distant

the utmost ends of the earth.

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