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Synonyms for ulterior

Synonyms for (adjective) ulterior

Synonyms: posterior, ulterior, later Definition: coming at a subsequent time or stage Usage: without ulterior argument; the mood posterior to

Similar words: subsequent Definition: following in time or order Usage: subsequent developments

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: distant, remote Definition: far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship Usage: a distant cousin; a remote relative; a distant likeness; considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: covert Definition: secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed Usage: covert actions by the CIA; covert funding for the rebels