finally; ultimately; at some later time: Eventually we will own the house free and clear.
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How to use eventually in a sentence
The Supreme Court eventually stepped in and ended legal segregation in the landmark 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future | Jonah Edelman | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
eventually Morrow was released with no money, vehicle, or phone.
eventually, she did—more or less—reinventing herself as Nicki Minaj and becoming a platinum-selling hip-hop superstar.
Shin eventually escaped North Korean captivity while in Vienna.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea | Rich Goldstein | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
eventually, DeCrow and Seidenberg filed suit against the East Village mainstay.
At last Aristide fed him desperately, dandled him eventually to sleep, and returned to an excited pillow.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Masters and I arranged to come home together and eventually reached Cape Town.Uncanny Tales | Various
But if the "great public" will only tolerate one as a pupil long enough, eventually, one must succeed.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
There is much controversy as to whether stop-keys will eventually displace the older fashioned draw-knobs.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
The place was then attacked by an armed force, without result, but eventually the natives allowed the women to be taken away.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for eventually
at the very end; finally
(as sentence modifier) after a long time or long delay: eventually, he arrived
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