Adjective Definition

ulterior

1.Definition: beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote

"A suggestion ulterior to the present discussion", "Without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"


2.Definition: coming at a subsequent time or stage

"Without ulterior argument"

Related Adjective(s):later, posterior


3.Definition: lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)

"Looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"

Related Adjective(s):subterranean, subterraneous




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