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NOUN (1)

1. the greatest possible degree;
- Example: "he tried his utmost"
[syn: utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best]


ADJECTIVE (3)

1. of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity;
- Example: "extreme cold"
- Example: "extreme caution"
- Example: "extreme pleasure"
- Example: "utmost contempt"
- Example: "to the utmost degree"
- Example: "in the uttermost distress"
[syn: extreme, utmost(a), uttermost(a)]

2. highest in extent or degree;
- Example: "to the last measure of human endurance"
- Example: "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"
[syn: last, utmost]

3. (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order;
- Example: "had traveled to the farthest frontier"
- Example: "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"
- Example: "explored the furthest reaches of space"
- Example: "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
[syn: farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Utmost \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 utmost. [1913 Webster] We have tried the utmost of our friends. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Utmost \Ut"most`\, a. [OE. utmeste, utemest, AS. ?temest, a superlative fr. ?te out. ????. See Out, and cf. Aftermost, Outmost, Uttermost.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] We coasted within two leagues of Antibes, which is the utmost town in France. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] Betwixt two thieves I spend my utmost breath. --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] He shall answer . . . to his utmost peril. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Six or seven thousand is their utmost power. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

utmost adj 1: of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress" [syn: extreme, utmost(a), uttermost(a)] 2: 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" [syn: last, utmost] 3: (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" [syn: farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost] n 1: the greatest possible degree; "he tried his utmost" [syn: utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

81 Moby Thesaurus words for "utmost": acme, all, apex, apogee, at the height, at the limit, best, brow, cap, ceiling, climax, cloud nine, crest, crown, culmen, culmination, edge, end, extreme, extreme limit, extremity, far out, farthest, first-class, first-rate, furthermost, furthest, greatest, heaven, heavens, height, high noon, highest, highest degree, highest pitch, highest point, limit, maximal, maximum, meridian, most, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, no place higher, noon, nth degree, outermost, outmost, outside, peak, pinnacle, pitch, point, pole, radical, remotest, ridge, seventh heaven, sky, spire, summit, superlative, supreme, the whole, tip, tip-top, too much, top, top-notch, topmost, ultra, ultra-ultra, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, utmost extent, uttermost, vertex, very top, way out, zenith