Etymology:(noun.) 13th century. From Old French soverain, from Vulgar Latin root *superānus (cf. Italian sovrano, Spanish soberano) or possibly from Late Latin *superregnus, corresponding to Old French sur (“over”) regne (“reign”).
Synonyms:absolute, ascendant, autocrat, autonomous, chief, commanding, czar, directing, effectual, efficacious, emperor, empress, excellent, guiding, highest, imperial, independent, king, leader, lofty
Antonyms:inferior, submissive, subservient, servant
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