Definitions for supremacy
səˈprɛm ə si, sʊ-suprema·cy
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word supremacy.
domination, mastery, supremacynoun
power to dominate or defeat
"mastery of the seas"
The quality of being supreme.
Power over all others.
When used with a designation for a particular group, the assertion that the group in question is superior to or should rule over others.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Highest place; highest authority; state of being supreme.
Etymology: from supreme.
No appeal may be made unto any one of higher power, in as much as the order of your discipline admitteth no standing inequality of courts, no spiritual judge to have any ordinary superior on earth, but as many supremacies as there are parishes and several congregations. Richard Hooker.
As we under heav’n are supreme head,
So, under him, that great supremacy,
Where we do reign, we will alone uphold. William Shakespeare, K. John.
I am asham’d that women
Seek for rule, supremacy, and sway,
When they are bound to serve, love, and obey. William Shakespeare.
Put to proof his high supremacy,
Whether upheld by strength, or chance, or fate. John Milton.
Henry VIII. had no intention to change religion: he continued to burn protestants after he had cast off the pope’s supremacy. Jonathan Swift.
You’re formed by nature for this supremacy, which is already granted from the distinguishing character of your writing. John Dryden, to Dorset.
To deny him this supremacy is to dethrone the Deity, and give his kingdom to another. John Rogers.
From some wild curs that from their masters ran,
Abhorring the supremacy of man,
In woods and caves the rebel race began. Dryden.
Supremacy refers to the state or condition of being superior to all others in authority, power, or status. It's the highest rank, status, or position of control which is often associated with dominance and authority.
the state of being supreme, or in the highest station of power; highest or supreme authority or power; as, the supremacy of a king or a parliament
Etymology: [Cf. F. suprmatie. See Supreme.]
Supremacy is the fourth full-length album by American metalcore band Hatebreed, their first release with Roadrunner Records. The album was released on August 29, 2006. The track, "To the Threshold", earlier appeared on the album, MTV2 Headbangers Ball: The Revenge, released in April 2006. Frontman Jamey Jasta contends that the main theme of Supremacy is overcoming "feelings of depression, guilt, sadness, anxiety, alienation. I wanted to show that there is hope, and you have to start with yourself. You can't help other people if you can't help yourself."
The numerical value of supremacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of supremacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Rather than A2/AD, we use the phrase 'maritime supremacy and air superiority', our thinking was that we wanted to be able to ensure maritime supremacy and air superiority that fit with the U.S. military.
Male supremacy has kept woman down. It has not knocked her out.
When I played ball, I didn't play for fun. . . . It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a contest and everything that implies, a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
I have concerns about the rise of any group of hate, whether it's white supremacy, whether it's any other kind of supremacy, whether it's Antifa, whether it's any group of hate I'm very concerned about it and I'll do something about it.
White Supremacy is why President Trump in office did not heed the warnings left by the Obama administration. And White Supremacy is why Covid-19 is so devastating. White Supremacy impacts Black persons worse just because we're in situations where we're not able to socially distance, but White Supremacy's not just affecting us. White people are dying too. White Supremacy has always mattered more than White lives do.
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- υπεροχή, κυριαρχία, κύροςGreek
- ceannas, ardcheannasIrish
- господство, превосходствоRussian
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