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Definitions of ultimately

  1. Finally; at last.
  2. In the end.
  3. Finally; at last; in the end.

Usage examples for ultimately

  1. The U- boat war meant rupture, and ultimately war with America. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  2. To her son's son would come ultimately everything that she possessed. – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  3. It was a moment of crisis in his official life, a crisis when it became necessary to back himself against all odds- or ultimately sacrifice his position. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. You see, the whole thing rests ultimately on credit and confidence. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  5. But such an old soldier was not to be beaten ultimately by any woman. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  6. He lay there for many weeks unable to move, but ultimately recovered. – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne
  7. I really have hopes that ultimately you will listen to reason. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  8. What price would Geissler ultimately be disposed to accept for his mine? – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  9. The aim of mankind can lie ultimately only in its highest examples. – Thoughts Out of Season (Part II) by Friedrich Nietzsche
  10. At first the pirates are successful, and the young Indian Prince is captured, but ultimately they are defeated, Polly herself capturing Macheath, who is condemned to death by the Indian Prince. – Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732) by Lewis Melville
  11. Even as he loved your cousin, so he hated her husband, and, confident that he would ultimately be killed by him, he was haunted by the fear that he would escape the just penalty for his crime. – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  12. It would occupy Caroline, and prevent her doing a more foolish thing, even if it were to be ultimately broken off by unforeseen circumstances. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  13. Each State has its own particular problem to face, but ultimately the question is a national one. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  14. To understand all the extrinsic principles which account for its actual existence is to know the sufficient reason of its existence; and to understand this latter adequately is to realize that the thing depends ultimately for its actual existence on a Reality or Being which necessarily exists by virtue of its own essence. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  15. This notion may ultimately be, to a certain extent, realised. – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
  16. Value causation comes ultimately, not from the side of supply, but from the side of demand. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  17. Punishment, indeed, seemed to me nothing more than a small advance upon the damnation I must ultimately suffer in any case. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  18. The advance of science having once begun, there is no possibility but that it will ultimately possess itself of all. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
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