Webster 1913 Edition
[L., comp. of
ultro, beyond, on the other side, properly cases of an old adjective, formed with a comparative suffix, which is akin to OL.
olimformerly, hereafter, orig., at that time,
Situated beyond, or on the farther side; thither; – correlative with hither.
Further; remoter; more distant; succeeding;
ulteriordemands or propositions;
ulteriormeasures will be adopted is uncertain
a motive, object or aim beyond that which is avowed.
Ulterior side or part.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Further; as ulterior demands; ulterior propositions. What ulterior measures will be adopted is uncertain.
2.In geography, being or situated beyond or on the further side of any line or boundary; opposed to citerior, or hither.