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SUPREME

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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.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUPREME (adjective)


Sense 1supreme [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Final or last in your life or progress

Context examples:

the supreme sacrifice / the supreme judgment

Similar:

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


Sense 2supreme [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Greatest in status or authority or power

Synonyms:

sovereign; supreme

Context example:

a supreme tribunal

Similar:

dominant (exercising influence or control)


Sense 3supreme [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Highest in excellence or achievement

Context examples:

supreme among musicians / a supreme endxxeavor / supreme courage

Similar:

superior (of high or superior quality or performance)


Sense 4supreme [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Greatest or maximal in degree; extreme

Context example:

supreme folly

Similar:

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


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