Adjective Definition


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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