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 Dictionary entry overview: What does supreme mean? 

SUPREME (adjective)
  The adjective SUPREME has 4 senses:

1. final or last in your life or progress
2. greatest in status or authority or power
3. highest in excellence or achievement
4. greatest or maximal in degree; extreme

  Familiarity information: SUPREME used as an adjective is uncommon.

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SUPREME (adjective)

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Final or last in your life or progress

Context examples:

the supreme sacrifice / the supreme judgment


ultimate (furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme)

Sense 2supreme [BACK TO TOP]


Greatest in status or authority or power


sovereign; supreme

Context example:

a supreme tribunal


dominant (exercising influence or control)

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Highest in excellence or achievement

Context examples:

supreme among musicians / a supreme endxxeavor / supreme courage


superior (of high or superior quality or performance)

Sense 4supreme [BACK TO TOP]


Greatest or maximal in degree; extreme

Context example:

supreme folly


maximal; maximum (the greatest or most complete or best possible)

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