eventually

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv eventually after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The 1912, a wrestling match in Stockholm between Finn Alfred Asikainen and Russian Martin Klein lasted more than 11 hours. Klein eventually won, but was to tired to participate in the championship match
    • adv Eventually In an eventual manner; finally; ultimately.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Eating large amounts of carrots will eventually turn your skin orange because of the chemical substance called carotene which is found in carrots. Carotene is the cause of the orange hue in leaves during the fall.
    • eventually In the event; in the final result or issue; in the end.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Except for 2 and 3, every prime number will eventually become divisible by 6 if you either add or subtract 1 from the number. For example, the number 17, plus 1, is divisible by 6. The number 19, minus 1, is also divisible by 6
    • adv Eventually finally: at length
    • ***

Quotations

  • Dr. Rob Gilbert
    Dr. Rob Gilbert
    “First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they'll eventually conquer you.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph%20Waldo%20Emerson
    “The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.”
  • Arthur Bloch
    Arthur Bloch
    “If you improve or tinker with something long enough, eventually it will break or malfunction.”
  • Hugh Prather
    Hugh Prather
    “Live as if everything you do will eventually be known.”
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin%20D.%20Roosevelt
    “The value of love will always be stronger than the value of hate.. Any nation or group of nations which employs hatred eventually is torn to pieces by hatred...”
  • Eugenie Clark
    Eugenie Clark
    “It seems as though women keep growing. Eventually they can have little or nothing in common with the men they chose long ago.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. eventusevenĭree, out, venīre, to come.

Usage

In literature:

Richard's will and hers were in conflict; and Richard's will must eventually obtain, since he would eventually be master.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
That required that the Nipe must eventually find and confront Colonel Walther Mannheim.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
He had also heard a rumour of a wager that Dr. Wollaston would eventually succeed.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
If you fail, we will use your failure to perfect the eventual system we must devise for future teams.
"Adaptation" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Eventually he had to return to Plymouth.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
The Christians could have given them a lesson in the art of persecution, and eventually did so.
"The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'" by George Borrow
Also it was inevitable that these dreams should eventually link up with the personal equation.
"The Yellow Horde" by Hal G. Evarts
The capacity of improvement thus admitted, the logical result must be eventual liberation.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862" by Various
C. H. Lamb was confirmed in the appointment of Adjutant and eventually received promotion to the rank of Captain.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
They were exposed to a heavy fire, but eventually succeeded in their task.
"The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War" by Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
Though I probably will, eventually.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
Exceptionally the bullous and pustular varieties prove eventually fatal.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
But perhaps nothing will eventuate.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
Nestorius was abandoned by the court, and eventually exiled to an Egyptian oasis.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
Joyce eventually decided for her peace of mind, that love-making belonged mainly to the period of Engagement, when everything was so new.
"Banked Fires" by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
It was further agreed that, by whoever eventually performed, the longer this duty could be deferred the better.
"'Tween Snow and Fire" by Bertram Mitford
To cut the story short, I was eventually relieved by my friend Paolo Balbi, who applied the following summary but efficacious remedy.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
Snodgrass eventually struck out and then Bender broke into a laugh.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
But he eventually settled down to the life of a government official.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Eventually he reached the end of his tether, and was cast off by every one.
"Pharos, The Egyptian" by Guy Newell Boothby
***

In poetry:

Toward what eventual dream
Sleeps its cold on,
When into ultimate dark
These lives shall be gone,
And even of man not a shadow remain
Of all he has done?
"The Corner Stone" by Walter de la Mare
But ah! not his the eventual fate
Which doth the journeying wave await—
Doomed to resign its limpid state
And quickly grow
Turbid as passion, dark as hate,
And wide as woe.
"In Laleham Churchyard" by William Watson
And in the sea they sway, they did, -
All playfully about,
And some eventually became
Sponges, or speckled trout: -
But Liverpool doth all bewail
Their Fate; - likewise his Garden Quail.
"He Lived at Dingle Bank" by Edward Lear
These passengers, by reason of their clinging to a mast,
Upon a desert island were eventually cast.
They hunted for their meals, as ALEXANDER SELKIRK used,
But they couldn't chat together - they had not been introduced.
"Etiquette" by William Schwenck Gilbert
But we've written out a paper, with good Father Feeley's aid,
Breathing brotherly affection; and the challenge is conveyed
To the Dingo Club at Squatter's, and another friendly game
Will eventuate at this end, on the flat below the claim.
"A Friendly Game Of Football" by Edward Dyson

In news:

Jobs followed, with office complexes and industrial parks and, eventually, self-contained edge cities grew.
A simple plot synopsis will not be kind to Robert M Young's "Caught," a film that eventually gathers more blunt force than it initially promises.
But the dynamic tension will eventually give way to a tame experience, suggesting that Eisenman made plenty of compromises.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. A lot of teachers eventually come back home to work in the local school district.
Elisa Monte began to create her now program-length Via Sacra (Sacred Road) as an exploration of personal loss and the eventual emergence from it—scarred and sorrowing but just possibly stronger.
Others, while miffed, are holding on and hoping to ride the stock's eventual success.
The two-story building on Emmet Street, with two outdoor eating balconies, ivy-covered walls (eventually), lots of glass, and a host of energy-efficient features is unlike anything else you're likely to see on that stretch of Emmet .
This 1985 novel eventually spawned an 11-book series, but the original is still the best.
Eventually she purchased what was described as an excellent guard dog.
It eventually lead to an infection that cause him to swell up to the size of A COCONUT.
The Life and ( Eventual ) Death of Toxie, Planet Money's Toxic Asset.
Novikov eventually won the match.
Eventually, even time spent out on the lake with a cane pole in your hand—the most timeless time of all—runs out.
"Our forecast is that as the system moves northward it is forecast to strengthen to a Category 2," she said, adding an eventual landfall is expected on the northern Gulf Coast.
I don't think that's quite right, although eventually they leaned on that rationale.
***

In science:

It is sufficient to initially consider those vectors ~s which are aligned in the positive ˆx direction, since rotational symmetry can eventually be used to extend our results to those vectors ~s with arbitrary orientations.
Random Distance Distribution for Spherical Objects: General Theory and Applications to n-Dimensional Physics
The eventual result is that certain of these actually characterize mapping cylinders, modulo K -theory problems.
Lectures on controlled topology: mapping cylinder neighborhoods
Since these divergences must eventually cancel in the total sum in Eq. (24), they will be simply omitted in what follows.
General Covariance in Quantum Gravity
Physically it indicates that for repulsive force the particle eventually goes to either ∞ or −∞ and occasionally hits the origin according to a Poisson process.
The Local and the Occupation Time of a Particle Diffusing in a Random Medium
Now, eventually we will either maximize the likelihood, or find a ratio of likelihoods.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
Hence, for z > 0 eventually eχ(x, z ) vanishes and in the limit z → ∞ one expects eχ(x, z = ∞) ≡ 0.
Off equilibrium response function in the one dimensional random field Ising model
In the d = 1 RFIM it is the gradual roughening of the landscape that slows down the minimization of the magnetic energy with respect to the growth law of the domain size and which eventually yields an asymptotically vanishing χag (t, tw ).
Off equilibrium response function in the one dimensional random field Ising model
Finally, let us mention that the algorithm for finding a cyclic generator of a holonomic module is already included in the D-modules package for Macaulay 2 ; eventually, the algorithms for finding two generators of a An -ideal will be added to the package as well.
Algorithmic proofs of two theorems of Stafford
The proper and real times for each quark related via a new quantity that eventually plays the role of the dynamical quark mass.
The doubly heavy baryons in the nonperturbative QCD approach
In other words, Dinf (A) eventually absorbs all non-zero elements in D(A).
A simple C*-algebra with a finite and an infinite projection
Of course, if the transverse momenta thermalize, the longitudinal momenta should do so eventually, too.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
This schema allows the history of the record to be recorded: it stores the details of each OAI-PMH service that the record passes through as it goes down the hierarchy, from repository to eventual end-user service.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
The total variation of the surface integral on the right hand side will eventually be absorbed into a new definition for H1 .
Variational Principles in General Relativity
The remaining terms of the above equation will eventually be combined with other terms yet to be evaluated from the surface integrals of Eq. (2.155).
Variational Principles in General Relativity
This theoretical progress, inspired mostly by the search for a theory of the hightemperature superconductors, is likely to play an important role in our eventual understanding of the mysterious properties of several strongly interacting electronic systems.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
***