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Meaning of SUPREMACY

Pronunciation:  su'premusee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  power to dominate or defeat; "mastery of the seas"

SUPREMACY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: domination, mastery
 See Also: ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, control, dominance, superiority, transcendence, transcendency



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Su*prem"a*cy\, n. [Cf. F. supr['e]matie. See
The state of being supreme, or in the highest station of
power; highest or supreme authority or power; as, the
supremacy of a king or a parliament.

      The usurped power of the pope being destroyed, the
      crown was restored to its supremacy over spiritual men
      and causes.                              --Blackstone.

{Oath supremacy}, an oath which acknowledges the supremacy of
   the sovereign in spiritual affairs, and renounced or
   abjures the supremacy of the pope in ecclesiastical or
   temporal affairs. [Eng.] --Brande & C.