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Synonyms for ulteriorʌlˈtɪər i ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subterranean, subterraneous, ulterior(adj)

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

    later(a), subterraneous, ulterior, posterior, subterranean

    antecedent, overt, close, open

  2. ulterior(adj)

    beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote

    later(a), subterraneous, posterior, subterranean

    overt, close, antecedent, open

  3. later(a), ulterior, posterior(adj)

    coming at a subsequent time or stage

    open, close, antecedent, overt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ulterior(a.)

    further, remoter, more distant

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