Syn. Final; conclusive. See Final.
(Ul"ti*mate) v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Ultimated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ultimating.]
1. To come or bring to an end; to eventuate; to end. [R.]
2. To come or bring into use or practice. [R.]
(Ul"ti*mate*ly) adv. As a final consequence; at last; in the end; as, afflictions often tend to correct
immoral habits, and ultimately prove blessings.
(Ul`ti*ma"tion) n. State of being ultimate; that which is ultimate, or final; ultimatum. [R.] Swift.
(Ul`ti*ma"tum) n.; pl. E. Ultimatums L. Ultimata [NL. See Ultimate.] A final proposition,
concession, or condition; especially, the final propositions, conditions, or terms, offered by either of the
parties in a diplomatic negotiation; the most favorable terms a negotiator can offer, the rejection of which
usually puts an end to the hesitation.
(Ul"time) a. Ultimate; final. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Ul*tim"i*ty) n. [LL. ultimatus extremity, fr. L. ultimus the last.] The last stage or consequence; finality.
(||Ul"ti*mo). [L. ultimo (mense) in the last month.] In the month immediately preceding the present; as,
on the 1st ultimo; usually abbreviated to ult. Cf. Proximo.
(Ul"tion) n. [L. ultio.] The act of taking vengeance; revenge. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
(Ul"tra-) a. A prefix from the Latin ultra beyond having in composition the signification beyond,
on the other side, chiefly when joined with words expressing relations of place; as, ultramarine, ultramontane,
ultramundane, ultratropical, etc. In other relations it has the sense of excessively, exceedingly, beyond
what is common, natural, right, or proper; as, ultraconservative; ultrademocratic, ultradespotic, ultraliberal,