What is ulterior?

  • (adj): Lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed).
    Example: "Looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
    Synonyms: subterranean, subterraneous
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ulterior:

Hispania Ulterior - History
... These two regions are Hispania Citerior (Nearer Hispania) and Hispania Ulterior (Further Hispania) ... Hispania Ulterior consisted of what are now Andalusia, Portugal, Extremadura, León, much of Castilla la Vieja, Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, and the Basque ... in the region until 155 BC when the Lusitanians attacked Hispania Ulterior ...
Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus (praetor 50 BC) - Career
... Lucius Cornelius Sulla, had landed in Hispania Ulterior, and defeated the propraetoreal governor, Lucius Fufidius, who in turn turned to Domitius ... Therefore they turned Hispania Ulterior into a consular province and sent Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius as its new governor, and to take command of the war against Sertorius ... Metellus Pius either on his way or already installed in Hispania Ulterior, that Domitius Calvinus crossed over into Hispania Ulterior, but found his passage blocked by the army of Hirtuleius, the ...
Roman Hispania - The Hispaniae
... to Rome was called Citerior and the more remote one Ulterior ... Hispania Ulterior comprised what are now Andalusia, Portugal, Extremadura, León, a great portion of the former Castilla la Vieja, Galicia, Asturias, and ... into three parts, namely dividing Hispania Ulterior into Baetica (basically Andalusia) and Lusitania (including Gallaecia and Asturias) and attaching Cantabria and the Basque Country to Hispania ...
Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius - Sertorian War
... After defeating the governor of Hispania Ulterior, the Senate decided to send Metellus Pius once his term as consul had ended ... Upgrading Hispania Ulterior to a consular province, they dispatched Metellus Pius to take charge of the war against Sertorius ... The end result was that an exhausted Pius was pushed out of his province of Hispania Ulterior ...
Paul Mc Gregor (footballer) - Music Career
... guitarist Paul Simmons (Simmons) formed a three piece band in late 2006, calling themselves Ulterior ... Shortly after in 2007, Karl Januskevicius (Motorcycle Boy) joined Ulterior full time on synthesizer helping to develop the band's sound ... performances and their debut single "Weapons" in tow, Ulterior achieved a cult underground following ...

More definitions of "ulterior":

  • (adj): Coming at a subsequent time or stage.
    Example: "Without ulterior argument"
    Synonyms: future, later
  • (adj): Beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote.
    Example: "A suggestion ulterior to the present discussion"; "without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw

Famous quotes containing the word ulterior:

    When one has extensively pondered about men, as a career or as a vocation, one sometimes feels nostalgic for primates. At least they do not have ulterior motives.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    On the threshold of any wholly new and momentous devoted enterprise, the thousand ulterior intricacies and emperilings to which it must conduct; these, at the outset, are mostly withheld from sight.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Nor will this overwhelming tendency to do wrong for wrong’s sake, admit of analysis, or resolution into ulterior elements. It is a radical, a primitive impulse—elementary.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)