Definition of Supreme being
1. Noun. The supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions.
Generic synonyms: Spiritual Being, Supernatural Being
Specialized synonyms: Almighty, Creator, Divine, God Almighty, Godhead, Jehovah, Lord, Maker, Jahvey, Jahweh, Jehovah, Jhvh, Wahvey, Yahve, Yahveh, Yahwe, Yahweh, Yhvh, Yhwh, Allah
Derivative terms: Godly
Definition of Supreme being
1. Noun. God, or a similar deity characterized by power over all things, including over all other deities. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supreme Being
Literary usage of Supreme being
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes by Christopher Vecsey (1983)
"Christian Missions and a supreme being Concept An integral part of the Jesuit ... Even if the traditional Ojibwas did conceive of a supreme being, ..."
2. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes by Christopher Vecsey (1983)
"Later in the eighteenth century, Long's portrayal of the Ojibwa supreme being turned out to be the Underwater Manito (Long 1904:). No early observer clearly ..."
3. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, John Miller Dow Meiklejohn (1855)
"Of the Arguments employed by Speculative Reason in proof of the Existence of a supreme being. Notwithstanding the pressing necessity whicli reason feels, ..."
4. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"... Existence of a supreme being Notwithstanding the pressing necessity which reason feels, to form some presupposition that shall serve the understanding ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The bond which unites beings among themselves and to the supreme being is love, ... When we consider the supreme being as the efficient cause, con- server, ..."
6. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, John Miller Dow Meiklejohn (1887)
"Of the Arguments employed by Speculative Reason in proof oj the Existence of a supreme being. Notwithstanding the pressing necessity which reason feels, ..."
7. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"WE the underwritten do assign Mr. Sea- i tort reward to C. Smart, MA fur his ! poem on The Power of the supreme being, am! direct the said poem to be ..."
8. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1866)
"the Convention on its sublime decrees, thanking it for bavin? established virtue, proclaimed the worship of the supreme being, and restored hope tc man. ..."