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 Dictionary entry overview: What does utmost mean? 

UTMOST (noun)
  The noun UTMOST has 1 sense:

1. the greatest possible degree

  Familiarity information: UTMOST used as a noun is very rare.

UTMOST (adjective)
  The adjective UTMOST has 3 senses:

1. of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
2. highest in extent or degree
3. (comparatives of 'far') most remote in space or time or order

  Familiarity information: UTMOST used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

UTMOST (noun)

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The greatest possible degree

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


level best; utmost; uttermost; maximum

Context example:

he tried his utmost

Hypernyms ("utmost" is a kind of...):

bound; boundary; limit (the greatest possible degree of something)

UTMOST (adjective)

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Of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity


extreme; utmost; uttermost

Context examples:

extreme cold / extreme caution / extreme pleasure / utmost contempt / to the utmost degree / in the uttermost distress


intense (in an extreme degree)

Sense 2utmost [BACK TO TOP]


Highest in extent or degree


utmost; last

Context examples:

to the last measure of human endurance / whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one be determined individually


high (greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount)

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(comparatives of 'far') most remote in space or time or order


furthest; furthermost; farthest; farthermost; uttermost; utmost

Context examples:

had traveled to the farthest frontier / don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree / explored the furthest reaches of space / the utmost tip of the peninsula


far (at a great distance in time or space or degree)

Domain usage:

comparative (the comparative form of an adjective)

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