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ul·ti·mate·ly

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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.

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. Matthew Levitt:

    You'd want those to be available ultimately for the legitimate governments that could follow, but that's just not on the horizon right now. And meanwhile the Islamic State is making a lot of money.

  2. Chief Executive Simon Segars:

    This is about a decision that a board ultimately needs to take and the board is there to make sure that the interests of all stakeholders are maintained, so no, we weren't out consulting with our customers, we believe this is going to be a great thing for ARM, our partners, our employees, our shareholders and that's the judgment we've taken.

  3. Merle Maigre:

    The goal of this exercise is to test and train the defense side, and Red Team is providing fire to make the defense stronger, what makes the exercise special is the focus on specialized systems, such as electricity, telecommunications, public utilities, which ultimately are all controlled by IT. But on top of that, we have married a strategic overlay, so within the Blue Teams there is also a layer of strategic decision makers -- policy experts, legal experts, strategic communications experts.

  4. Barack Obama:

    So we'll see how they operate once a nomination has been made, i'm confident that whoever I select, among fair-minded people, will be viewed as an imminently qualified person, and it will then be up to Senate Republicans to decide whether they want to follow the Constitution and abide by the rules of fair play that ultimately undergird our democracy and that ensure that the Supreme Court does not just become one more extension of our polarized politics. If and when that happens, our system's not going to work.

  5. Jane Brady:

    Chris Rowe comment was offensive and did not reflect the values of respect and tolerance held dear by the Delaware Republican Party, ultimately, as a result, Chris Rowe lost the support of those Chris Rowe was to lead.

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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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    a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
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