What does Supreme mean?

Definitions for Supreme
səˈprim, sʊ-supreme

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Supreme.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. supremeadjective

    final or last in your life or progress

    "the supreme sacrifice"; "the supreme judgment"

  2. sovereign, supremeadjective

    greatest in status or authority or power

    "a supreme tribunal"

  3. supremeadjective

    highest in excellence or achievement

    "supreme among musicians"; "a supreme endxxeavor"; "supreme courage"

  4. supremeadjective

    greatest or maximal in degree; extreme

    "supreme folly"


  1. supremeverb

    To divide a citrus fruit into its segments, removing the skin, pith, membranes, and seeds.

  2. supremeadjective

    Dominant, having power over all others.

  3. supremeadjective

    At the greatest, most excellent, extreme, most superior, highest, or utmost.

  4. Supremenoun

    The Supreme Being; the Almighty; God.

  5. Supremenoun

    A deity with such name.

  6. Etymology: From suprême, from supremus, superlative of superus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SUPREMEadjective

    Etymology: supremus, Latin.

    As no man serveth God, and loveth him not; so neither can any man sincerely love God, and not extremely abhor that sin which is the highest degree of treason against the supreme Guide and Monarch of the whole world, with whose divine authority and power it investeth others. Richard Hooker.

    The god of soldiers,
    With the consent of supreme Jove, inform
    Thy thoughts with nobleness. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    This strength, the seat of Deity supreme. John Milton.

    The monarch oak, the patriarch of the trees,
    Shoots rising up, and spreads by slow degrees;
    Three centuries he grows, and three he stays
    Supreme in state, and in three more decays. Dryden.

    My soul akes
    To know, when two authorities are up,
    Neither supreme, how soon confusion
    May enter ’twixt the gap of both. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    No single virtue we could most commend,
    Whether the wife, the mother, or the friend;
    For she was all in that supreme degree,
    That as no one prevail’d, so all was she. Dryden.

    To him both heav’n
    The right had giv’n,
    And his own love bequeath’d supreme command. Dryden.


  1. Supreme

    Supreme is a song recorded by English singer Robbie Williams for his third studio album Sing When You're Winning. It was released as the third single from the album on 11 December 2000, by Chrysalis Records.


  1. supreme

    Supreme refers to the highest in rank, authority, power, quality, degree or significance. It is the grandest, utmost or extreme; anything or anyone superior to all others. It can also refer to something that is not limited, or an ultimate form.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supremeadjective

    highest in authority; holding the highest place in authority, government, or power

  2. Supremeadjective

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

  3. Supremeadjective

    situated at the highest part or point

  4. Etymology: [L. supremus, superlative of superus that is above, upper, fr. super above: cf. F. suprme. See Super-, and cf. Sum.]


  1. Supreme

    Supreme is a fictional superhero created by Rob Liefeld and first published by Image Comics, then Maximum Press, and later by Awesome Entertainment. He was originally a violent, egotistical Superman archetype, but was rebooted by Alan Moore to pay tribute to the classic Silver Age Superman mythos, as guided by Mort Weisinger. Supreme is also the name of a comic book series which lasted 56 issues. Moore started with issue #41 and his run would later be collected as two trade paperbacks by the Checker Book Publishing Group: Supreme: The Story of the Year and Supreme: The Return. Moore's work on the series won the 1997 Eisner Award for Best Writer.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Supreme

    sū-prēm′, adj. highest: greatest: most excellent.—n. the highest point: the chief, the superior.—n. Suprem′acy, state of being supreme; highest authority or power.—adv. Supreme′ly.—ns. Supreme′ness, Suprem′ity.—Oath of supremacy, an oath denying the supremacy of the pope; The Supreme Being, God. [L. supremus, superl. of superus, high—super, above.]

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Supreme is ranked #116829 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Supreme surname appeared 149 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Supreme.

    91.9% or 137 total occurrences were Black.
    3.3% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Supreme' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2942

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Supreme' in Adjectives Frequency: #404

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Supreme in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Supreme in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Supreme in a Sentence

  1. Robert Louis:

    This is a great decision by the Supreme Court, but people are wrong in thinking that the struggle is over and that nothing is left in the ability to discriminate, because it’s still there.

  2. Brian Hargis:

    REJOICE AND CELEBRATE! today is NOT a ‘tragic error’ nor a ‘very solemn moment for the United States.’ We should not condemn the Supreme Court to Hell as Maxine Waters did today.

  3. Foad Izadi:

    The Supreme Leader can not be very happy to see those supporting his policies losing and those may oppose his policies winning.

  4. John Feehery:

    Latino voters will of course blame Republicans, but should the Supreme Court decide against the president, he will blamed also, especially in conjunction with his increased enforcement against illegals.

  5. Diego Rossi Moretti:

    I believe that this will work and my client returns to Brazil to answer the charge in freedom, if it is denied, we will go to the supreme court.

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