Simple Definition of supreme
: highest in rank or authority
: highest in degree or quality : greatest or highest possible
Examples of supreme in a sentence
The board has supreme authority over such issues.
She has an air of supreme confidence about her.
the supreme example of what not to do
a problem of supreme importance
It's a matter of supreme indifference to her.
Origin and Etymology of supreme
Latin supremus, superl. of superus upper — more at superior
First Known Use: 1513
Rhymes with supreme
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SUPREME Defined for Kids
Definition of supreme for Students
1 : highest in rank, power, or authority
2 : highest in degree or quality <I have supreme trust in you.>
3 : most extreme or great <They made the supreme sacrifice.>
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