Definition for Sovreign (-s, -'s)

sovreign (-s, -'s), n. [OFr < L. super, above; ED's spelling of “sovereign.”]

  1. King; Queen; monarch; head of state; supreme leader of a nation.
  2. Lord; Savior; Messiah; King of Kings (see Revelation 17:14); King of the Jews (Matthew 27:37); Christ, who was forced to wear a scarlet robe, a crown of thorns, and a reed for a scepter (Matthew 27:29); ruler of the universe who suffered, died, and was resurrected to redeem all humankind.
  3. Magistrate; [fig.] seraph; flying creature; heavenly being; [metaphor] nestling; baby bird; blue jay.
  4. Supreme being; most esteemed one; person who merits the highest devotion; [fig.] dearest; most beloved.
  5. Master; captain; ruler; commander; authority; agent; superior officer; [fig.] royal image; valuable golden coin stamped with a the profile of a queen's face.

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