Definitions for ulterior

Definitions for (adj) ulterior

Main entry: posterior, ulterior, later

Definition: coming at a subsequent time or stage

Usage: without ulterior argument; the mood posterior to

Main entry: ulterior

Definition: beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote

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

Main entry: ulterior, subterranean, subterraneous

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

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

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