Variant of ultimate
- beyond which it is impossible to go; farthest; most remote or distant
- by which a process or series comes to an end; final; conclusive
- beyond which further analysis, division, etc. cannot be made; elemental; fundamental; primary
- greatest or highest possible; maximum; utmost
Origin: LL ultimatus, pp. of ultimare, to come to an end < L ultimus: see ultima
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