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Meaning of SUPREME

Pronunciation:  su'preem

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal"
  2. [adj]  greatest or maximal in degree; extreme; "supreme folly"
  3. [adj]  final or last in your life or progress; "the supreme sacrifice"; "the supreme judgment"
  4. [adj]  highest in excellence or achievement; "supreme among musicians"; "a supreme endeavor"; "supreme courage"
 

SUPREME is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dominant, maximal, maximum, sovereign, superior, ultimate
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su*preme"\, a. [L. supremus, superlative of superus
that is above, upper, fr. super above: cf. F. supr[^e]me. See
{Super-}, and cf. {Sum}.]
1. Highest in authority; holding the highest place in
   authority, government, or power.

         He that is the supreme King of kings. --Shak.

2. Highest; greatest; most excellent or most extreme; utmost;
   greatist possible (sometimes in a bad sense); as, supreme
   love; supreme glory; supreme magnanimity; supreme folly.

         Each would be supreme within its own sphere, and
         those spheres could not but clash.    --De Quincey.

3. (Bot.) Situated at the highest part or point.

{The Supreme}, the Almighty; God.

 

 

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