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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 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. Jeffrey Fidacaro:

    Ultimately I think( HP Inc), the way it's structured, it's going to be more of a sort of dividend yield play.

  2. Tim Osborne:

    We will appeal this surprise decision by The Hague Court and have full faith that the rule of law and justice will ultimately prevail.

  3. Demis Hassabis:

    While games are the perfect platform for developing and testing AI algorithms quickly and efficiently, ultimately we want to apply these techniques to important real world problems, because the methods we’ve used are general purpose, our hope is that one day they could be extended to help us address some of society’s toughest and most pressing problems – from medical diagnostics, to climate modeling to smart phone assistance. We’re excited to see what we can use this technology to tackle next.

  4. John Kasich:

    Right now, I think we 're in the kind of 'American Idol,' maybe, quarterfinals and ultimately it gets down to fewer.

  5. Aaron Stein:

    He ultimately decided on the nuclear option on the menu in front of him ... because it would be the most effective for him to be elected.

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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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