Ultimately vs Finally - What's the difference?
As adverbs the difference between ultimately and finally
is that ultimately
is indicating the last item while finally
is at the end or conclusion; ultimately.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Indicating the last item.
Indicating the most important action.
- Firstly, ... Secondly, ... Ultimately , ...
- Ultimately, he will have to make a decision before the end of the week.
, date=October 29
, author=Neil Johnston
, title=Norwich 3 - 3 Blackburn
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=That Wolves reached half-time on level terms had much to do with the ultimately
luckless Hennessey, who was in action in the opening minute to tip away Samir Nasri's shot following a City corner.}}
* at last
* in the end
* at the end of the day
At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
(sequence) To finish (with); lastly.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=I had occasion […] to make a somewhat long business trip to Chicago, and on my return […] I found Farrar awaiting me in the railway station. He smiled his wonted fraction by way of greeting, […], and finally
leading me to his buggy, turned and drove out of town.}}
(manner) Definitively, comprehensively.
* at length
* at last
* (ultimately) initially