• IPA: /ˈʌltɪmətli/

ultimately (not comparable)

  1. ngd Indicating the last item.
    Synonyms: at last, finally, in the end, Thesaurus:lastly
    Firstly,… Secondly,… Ultimately,…
  2. ngd Indicating the most important action.
    Synonyms: at the end of the day, when all is said and done, Thesaurus:fundamentally
    Ultimately, he will have to make a decision before the end of the week.
  3. (linguistics) Used to indicate the etymon at which a given etymological derivation terminates.
    Synonyms: terminal etymon
    Cognate to Gottscheerish boßər, bàsser. Ultimately cognate to standard High German Wasser.
    Shortened from maxiature, ultimately from Latin maximus ("large").
    Ultimately from Latin equus ("horse").
Translations Translations
  • German: letztendlich
  • Italian: alla fine, per ultimo, in definitiva
  • Russian: в коне́чном счёте
  • German: kürzlich
  • Portuguese: ultimamente
  • Russian: неда́вно

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