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Definitions for ultimately
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ultimately.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ultimately, finally, in the end, at last, at long lastadverb

    as the end result of a succession or process

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

Wiktionary

  1. ultimatelyadverb

    Indicating the last item.

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

  2. ultimatelyadverb

    Indicating the most important action.

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

  3. ultimatelyadverb

    Recently

    Ultimately, I have been studying Greek at evening classes.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ultimatelyadverb

    In the last consequence.

    Etymology: from ultimate.

    Charity is more extensive than either of the two other graces, which center ultimately in ourselves; for we believe, and we hope for our own sakes: but love, which is a more disinterested principle, carries us out of ourselves, into desires and endeavours of promoting the interests of other beings. Francis Atterbury.

    Trust in our own powers, ultimately terminates in the friendship of other men, which these advantages assure to us. John Rogers, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ultimatelyadverb

    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

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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. Jonathan Burnham:

    The existence of' Go Set a Watchman' was unknown until recently, and its discovery is an extraordinary gift to the many readers and fans of' To Kill a Mockingbird,' reading in many ways like a sequel to Harper Lee's classic novel, it is a compelling and ultimately moving narrative about a father and a daughter's relationship, and the life of a small Alabama town living through the racial tensions of the 1950s.

  2. Jim Paulsen:

    The stock market rallied because we got evidence that we’re not recessing and we were pricing in a recession, but ultimately.

  3. Kobi Michael:

    This reality cannot last long, ultimately one side will make a mistake and the situation will spin out of control.

  4. Al Bochi:

    Having a general plan of the meals you plan on cooking for the week will help you know what fruits and veggies to buy at the grocery store and help you use up your produce efficiently, you'll reduce food waste and ultimately save money.

  5. Robert Gorence:

    Safety is Hannah’s number one priority on set, ultimately this set would never have been compromised if live ammo were not introduced. Hannah has no idea where the live rounds came from.

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Translations for ultimately

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  • في النهايةArabic
  • finalmentCatalan, Valencian
  • nakonecCzech
  • schließlich, letztendlich, kürzlichGerman
  • por último, finalmenteSpanish
  • درنهایت, نهایتاًPersian
  • viimeiseksi, lopuksi, ennen kaikkea, viime aikoinaFinnish
  • au bout du compteFrench
  • alla fine, per ultima cosa, in fin dei conti, per ultimo, infineItalian
  • 最近, 最終的Japanese
  • ostateczniePolish
  • ultimamente, finalmentePortuguese
  • recent, în definitiv, nu de mult, la urma urmeiRomanian
  • в конечном счете, неда́вно, в конце́ концо́в, наконец, в коне́чном ито́ге, после́днее, в коне́чном счётеRussian
  • ในที่สุดThai
  • en sonundaTurkish

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