|1.||[ adverb ] as the end result of a succession or process|
|Synonyms:||at_last finally in_the_end at_long_last|
"ultimately he had to give in" "at long last the winter was over"
|Related terms:||final ultimate final ultimate|
|2.||[ adverb ] after everything has been considered|
"in the final analysis, we are quite well off"