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ultimate (adj) final, main and most important.
Something is ultimate if it is final, or comes at the end of a long process. The ultimate goal of a person is the last and most important thing they want to achieve. A personís ultimate aim is their final purpose, all the others being only steps in realizing the aim. Ultimate also means the best, the worst, the greatest, the least, the extremes of something. Supersonic planes are ultimate means of travel, that is, they are best way to travel. The ultimate falsehood is the worst falsehood.
- Our ultimate goal is to achieve a society free from diseases. Illiteracy and poverty. This is our final and most important aim.
- Mobile phones are the ultimate means of communication. They are the best and cheapest means of communication yet developed.