sovereyn

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French soverain, from Vulgar Latin *superānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔv(ə)ˈrɛi̯n/, /ˈsɔv(ə)rin/, /suv(ə)ˈrɛi̯n/, /ˈsuv(ə)rin/

Adjective[edit]

sovereyn (superlative sovereynest)

  1. Famous, awesome, amazing; worthy of respect.
  2. Having absolute, ultimate, or total control; all-powerful.
  3. Having the highest possible rank; top-ranking, executive.
  4. Fantastic, superior, phenomenal; the best.
  5. Related to the skies, atmosphere, or space.
  6. Total, exceptionless, absolute; with no exception.
  7. Useful, efficacious; having great effect or potency.
  8. Predominant, preeminent; exceeding all others.

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Noun[edit]

sovereyn (plural souereyns)

  1. One's superior or boss; one who one answers to:
    1. An overlord or monarch (often used of God)
    2. A member of local government; a municipal administrator.
    3. One who runs a noble household, manor, or estate.
    4. A general; one who leads an army or military force.
    5. A religious administrator or leader; one's spiritual superior.
  2. A powerful or influential person within a society; a leading figure.
  3. One who excels or shows expertise in a certain area or topic.
  4. One's partner in a marriage; one's spouse.
  5. (rare) Those who preceded or came before.
  6. (rare) Something which is exceptional or noteworthy.

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Adverb[edit]

sovereyn

  1. To a large extent; totally, greatly, absolutely.

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