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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)

    "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell

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

    Antonyms:
    antecedent, overt, close, open

  2. ulterior(adj)

    beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote

    "a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion"; "without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw

    Synonyms:
    later(a), subterraneous, posterior, subterranean

    Antonyms:
    overt, close, antecedent, open

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

    coming at a subsequent time or stage

    "without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to"

    Antonyms:
    open, close, antecedent, overt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ulterior(a.)

    Synonyms:
    further, remoter, more distant

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