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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ultimately, finally, in the end, at last, at long last(adverb)

    as the end result of a succession or process

    "ultimately he had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over"

Wiktionary

  1. ultimately(Adverb)

    Indicating the last item.

    Firstly, ... Secondly, ... Ultimately, ...

  2. ultimately(Adverb)

    Indicating the most important action.

    Ultimately, he will have to make a decision before the end of the week.

  3. ultimately(Adverb)

    Recently

    Ultimately, I have been studying Greek at evening classes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ultimately(adverb)

    as a final consequence; at last; in the end; as, afflictions often tend to correct immoral habits, and ultimately prove blessings

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ultimately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3407

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ultimately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3818

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ultimately' in Adverbs Frequency: #249

How to pronounce ultimately?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultimately in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultimately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ultimately in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister John Key:

    If we put our flag on a sweatshirt, not a single person outside of New Zealand, well, very few people will recognize that, how much is it worth ultimately if we change the flag and people recognize and buy our products? It's got to be worth billions over time.

  2. John Cerone:

    Ultimately, the only way to stop irregular migration is to give people some hope of regular migration, expanding pathways for regular migration, in particular by creating new employment visas and raising the limits on existing categories, is a win-win situation.

  3. Michael Ward:

    Ultimately justice has prevailed today, he's going to go to hell. That's where he wanted to go, but he's going to get there quicker than he thought.

  4. Daniel Radcliffe:

    You know, to find out what you’re good at, to find out what you like doing … I think this is something I’ve become better at [ doing ] in the last few years … [ Just ] really trusting my instinct. Having a good time with the [ film ] I ’m doing now is the most important thing for me. Because I don’t watch Daniel Radcliffe back. I might see [ the film ] once or twice when they’re not finished so I can go and take a note of something … my experience of something is going to be the experience that I had making it. That’s ultimately the thing you’re left with. That’s my drive now. Will I enjoy this or wo n’t I ?

  5. Michael Levy:

    Although the process of getting to this day has been an ordeal, Bill is heartened that the system ultimately worked, even as The Democrats recognizes how often it fails others who are less fortunate. At long last, Bill looks forward to moving on from this case and continuing The Democrats life of service.

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Translations for ultimately

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  • في النهايةArabic
  • finalmentCatalan, Valencian
  • nakonecCzech
  • kürzlich, letztendlich, schließlichGerman
  • por último, finalmenteSpanish
  • نهایتاً, درنهایتPersian
  • viime aikoina, viimeiseksi, ennen kaikkea, lopuksiFinnish
  • au bout du compteFrench
  • per ultimo, infine, per ultima cosa, alla fine, in fin dei contiItalian
  • 最終的, 最近Japanese
  • ostateczniePolish
  • ultimamente, finalmentePortuguese
  • recent, în definitiv, la urma urmei, nu de multRomanian
  • в коне́чном счёте, после́днее, неда́вно, в коне́чном ито́ге, наконец, в конце́ концо́в, в конечном счетеRussian
  • ในที่สุดThai
  • en sonundaTurkish

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