eventually

Eventually the Persian Gulf states will run out of oil.

Meaning:

  • In the end.
  • Finally.
  • Ultimately.
  • Sooner or later.
  • At last.

Examples:

  • She dropped out of high school when she was 15, though she eventuallyearned her degree at another school.
  • Eventually we will own the house free and clear.
  • Eventually, I did get better and returned to work.
  • I am sure that we’ll succeed eventually.