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Adjective: ultimate  úl-ti-mut
  1. Furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    "the ultimate achievement"; "the ultimate question"; "man's ultimate destiny"; "the ultimate insult"; "one's ultimate goal in life"
  2. Being the last or concluding element of a series
    "the ultimate sonata of that opus"; "a distinction between the verb and noun senses of 'conflict' is that in the verb the stress is on the ultimate (or last) syllable"
Noun: ultimate  úl-ti-mut
  1. The finest or most superior quality of its kind
    "the ultimate in luxury"

Derived forms: ultimates

See also: crowning, eventual, final, last, last-ditch, net, supreme, ultimacy, ultimateness

Type of: quality

Antonym: proximate

Encyclopedia: Ultimate