Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Ulterior (Page: 1560)

Ul*te"ri*or (?), a. [L., comp. of ultra, ultro, beyond, on the other side, properly cases of an old adjective, formed with a comparative suffix, which is akin to OL. uls beyond, L. olim formerly, hereafter, orig., at that time, ille that, OL. olle, ollus. Cf. Outrage.]

1. Situated beyond, or on the farther side; thither; -- correlative with hither.

2. Further; remoter; more distant; succeeding; as, ulterior demands or propositions; ulterior views; what ulterior measures will be adopted is uncertain. Ulterior object ∨ aim, an object or aim beyond that which is avowed.


Ulterior (Page: 1560)

Ul*te"ri*or, n. Ulterior side or part. [R.] Coleridge.