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Synonyms of ultimate in English:


  • 1 the ultimate collapse of their empire
    eventual, final, concluding, terminal, end;
    resulting, ensuing, consequent, subsequent
  • 2 ultimate truths about civilization
    fundamental, basic, primary, elementary, elemental, absolute, central, key, crucial, essential, pivotal
  • 3 the ultimate gift for cat lovers
    best, ideal, perfect, greatest, supreme, paramount, superlative, highest, utmost, optimum, quintessential
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  • 1 the ultimate in Bohemian chic
    utmost, optimum, last word, height, epitome, peak, pinnacle, acme, zenith, nonpareil, dernier cri, ne plus ultra
    (the ultimate) informal da bomb
    dated, informal the bee's knees, the cat's pajamas/whiskers/meow
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