Pronunciation: (ul-tēr'ē-ur), [key]
1. being beyond what is seen or avowed; intentionally kept concealed: ulterior motives.
2. coming at a subsequent time or stage; future; further: ulterior action.
3. lying beyond or outside of some specified or understood boundary; more remote: a suggestion ulterior to the purposes of the present discussion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.