the ultimate experience meaning, the ultimate experience definition | English Cobuild dictionary

Collins

ultimate

  

      adj  
1    conclusive in a series or process; last; final  
an ultimate question     
2    the highest or most significant  
the ultimate goal     
3    elemental, fundamental, basic, or essential  
4    most extreme  
genocide is the ultimate abuse of human rights     
5    final or total  
an ultimate cost of twenty million pounds     
      n  
6    the most significant, highest, furthest, or greatest thing  
     (C17: from Late Latin ultimare to come to an end, from Latin ultimus last, from ulter distant)  
  ultimateness      n  


ultimate constituent  
      n   a constituent of something, such as a linguistic construction, that cannot be further subdivided in the terms of the analysis being undertaken  
   Compare       immediate constituent  
ultimate strength  
      n   the maximum tensile stress that a material can withstand before rupture  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
share ideas based on a similar experience
[Fig.] E.g.: They were both going through a divorce, so they met to compare notes.
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
adj.
Based on scientific testing or practical experience, not on ideas
I found out that the distance from the pond doesn't affect the number of plants from the empirical data I collected.
exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
exp.
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)

head

Reverso Community

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
Advertising
"Collins English Dictionary 5th Edition first published in 2000 © HarperCollins Publishers 1979, 1986, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"