The definition of supreme is the highest or best.adjective
An example of supreme used as an adjective is in the phrase "the supreme ruler," which means the ultimate ruler of an area.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- highest in rank, power, authority, etc.; dominant
- highest in quality, achievement, performance, etc.; most excellent
- highest in degree; utmost: a supreme fool
- final; ultimate
Origin: L supremus, superl. of superus, that is above < super: see super-
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- Greatest in power, authority, or rank; paramount or dominant.
- Greatest in importance, degree, significance, character, or achievement.
- Ultimate; final: the supreme sacrifice.
Origin: Latin suprēmus, superlative of superus, upper, from super, over; see uper in Indo-European roots.
- su·premeˈly adverb
- su·premeˈness noun
- A rich velouté made with chicken stock, cream, and egg yolks. Also called sauce suprême.
- A dish made or served with this sauce, especially the breast and wing of chicken or other fowl. Also called suprême de volaille.
- a. A sherbet glass with a large bowl.b. A dessert served in such a glass.
- a. A container, such as a glass bowl, used for serving cold food in an inner container that nestles on crushed or cracked ice.b. Food served in such a vessel.
Origin: French, supreme, suprême, from Latin suprēmus, supreme; see supreme.