Origin of ultimate
Examples from the Web for ultimate
“After the New York mentality, it is the ultimate contrast to see people making things by hand,” he said.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The loss of this “expectation” game began his decline and ultimate withdrawal from the race.
Self-marriage is the ultimate brand extension of a self-obsessed, selfish populus.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“If BMW is ‘the ultimate driving machine,’ your Anthem is the ultimate differentiator,” writes Hogshead.
With her help, we've gathered the ultimate list of the country's greatest influential bars.
This inconsiderate order of mine was in reality the ultimate cause of my being a second time expelled from Ardejan.
When important questions cropped up, with him lay the ultimate decision.
So much of truth there is in Ruskin's statement that art made perfect denies progress and is its ultimate.Heart of Man|George Edward Woodberry
One, and one only, an influence tragic in its ultimate consequences, the influence of Mark Twain's mother.The Ordeal of Mark Twain|Van Wyck Brooks
It was this that led to his ultimate ruin; like too many clever people he overreached himself.The Hansa Towns|Helen Zimmern
British Dictionary definitions for ultimate
Word Origin for ultimate
Word Origin and History for ultimate
1650s, from Late Latin ultimatus, past participle of ultimare "to be final, come to an end," from ultimus "last, final," superlative of *ulter "beyond" (see ultra-). Ultimate Frisbee is attested from 1972.