su·preme /səˈprim, su-/
1. Highest in authority; holding the highest place in authority, government, or power.
He that is the supreme King of kings. --Shak.
2. Highest; greatest; most excellent or most extreme; utmost; greatist possible (sometimes in a bad sense); as, supreme love; supreme glory; supreme magnanimity; supreme folly.
Each would be supreme within its own sphere, and those spheres could not but clash. --De Quincey.
3. Bot. Situated at the highest part or point.
The Supreme, the Almighty; God.
adj 1: final or last in your life or progress; "the supreme
sacrifice"; "the supreme judgment"
2: greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme
tribunal" [syn: sovereign]
3: highest in excellence or achievement; "supreme among
musicians"; "a supreme endeavor"; "supreme courage"
4: greatest or maximal in degree; extreme; "supreme folly"