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Adjective: utmost  'út,mowst
  1. Of the greatest possible degree, extent or intensity
    "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree";
    - extreme, uttermost
     
  2. Highest in extent or degree
    "to the utmost measure of human endurance";
    - last
     
  3. (comparatives of 'far') most remote in space, time or order
    "don't go beyond the utmost tree"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula";
    - farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, uttermost
Noun: utmost  'út,mowst
  1. The greatest possible degree
    "he tried his utmost";
    - uttermost, maximum, level best

Derived forms: utmosts

See also: far, high, intense

Type of: bound, boundary, limit

Encyclopedia: Utmost