Webster 1913 Edition
Farthest; most remote in space or time; extreme; last; final.
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Many actions apt to procure fame are not conductive to this our
Last in a train of progression or consequences; tended toward by all that precedes; arrived at, as the last result; final.
ultimatetruths and those universal laws of thought which we can not rationally contradict.
Incapable of further analysis; incapable of further division or separation; constituent; elemental;
ultimateconstituent of matter
organic analysis. See under–
the limiting value of a ratio, or that toward which a series tends, and which it does not pass.
Syn. – Final; conclusive. See
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To come or bring to an end or issue; to eventuate; to end.
To come or bring into use or practice.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Furthest; most remote; extreme. We have not yet arrived at the ultimate point of progression.
2.Final; being that to which all the rest is directed, as to the main object. The ultimate end of our actions should be the glory of God, or the display of his exalted excellence. The ultimate end and aim of men is to be happy, and to attain to this end, we must yield that obedience which will honor the law and character of God.
3.Last in a train of consequences; intended in the last resort.
Many actions apt to procure fame, are not conductive to this our ultimate happiness.
4.Last; terminating; being at the furthest point.
5.The last into which a substance can be resolved; constituent.