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Meaning of UTMOST

Pronunciation:  'ut`mowst

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the greatest possible degree; "he tried his utmost"
  2. [adj]  (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "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"
  3. [adj]  highest in extent or degree; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"

UTMOST is a 6 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: far, farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, high, last, level best, maximum, uttermost, uttermost
 See Also: boundary, bounds, limit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ut"most`\, a. [OE. utmeste, utemest, AS. ?temest, a
    superlative fr. ?te out. ????. See {Out}, and cf.
    {Aftermost}, {Outmost}, {Uttermost}.]
    1. Situated at the farthest point or extremity; farthest out;
       most distant; extreme; as, the utmost limits of the land;
       the utmost extent of human knowledge. --Spenser.
             We coasted within two leagues of Antibes, which is
             the utmost town in France.            --Evelyn.
             Betwixt two thieves I spend my utmost breath.
    2. Being in the greatest or highest degree, quantity, number,
       or the like; greatest; as, the utmost assiduity; the
       utmost harmony; the utmost misery or happiness.
             He shall answer . . . to his utmost peril. --Shak.
             Six or seven thousand is their utmost power. --Shak.
  2. \Ut"most`\, n.
    The most that can be; the farthest limit; the greatest power,
    degree, or effort; as, he has done his utmost; try your
          We have tried the utmost of our friends. --Shak.