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Definition of "supreme" []

  • Greatest in power, authority, or rank; paramount or dominant. (adjective)
  • Greatest in importance, degree, significance, character, or achievement. (adjective)
  • Ultimate; final: the supreme sacrifice. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "supreme" in a sentence
  • "The phrases "most supreme," and "chiefest," in the first sentence, are incorrect, because _supreme_ and _chief_ are in the superlative degree without having the superlative form superadded, which addition makes them double superlatives."
  • "_still_ the _Sovereign_, and this renders the President absolute, because he is the representative of the supreme will of the _supreme"
  • "KCNA uses the euphemism "supreme dignity" to refer to the Kim family."