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Synonyms for sovereign
ˈsɒv rɪn, ˈsɒv ər ɪn, ˈsʌv-sov·er·eign

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  1. sovereignnoun

    queen, supreme, autonomous, monarch, king

  2. sovereignadjective

    A monarch; the ruler of a country.

    sovereign nation

    king, queen, autonomous, monarch, supreme

  3. sovereignnoun

    One who is not a subject to a ruler or nation.

    supreme, autonomous, king, queen, monarch

  4. sovereignadjective

    Extremely potent or effective (of a medicine, remedy etc.).

    king, autonomous, supreme, queen, monarch

  5. sovereignnoun

    A very large champagne bottle with the capacity of about 25 liters, equivalent to 33⅓ standard bottles.

    supreme, autonomous, monarch, king, queen

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sovereign, crowned head, monarchadjective

    a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right

    crowned head, milkweed butterfly, monarch, monarch butterfly

    low-level, subordinate, unfree

  2. autonomous, independent, self-governing, sovereignadjective

    (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

    "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state"

    main(a), self-reliant, supreme, autonomous, self-governing, self-directed, independent

    unfree, subordinate, low-level

  3. sovereign, supremeadjective

    greatest in status or authority or power

    "a supreme tribunal"

    self-governing, autonomous, independent, supreme

    subordinate, low-level, unfree

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sovereignadjective

    supreme, regal, royal, imperial, monarchical

  2. sovereignadjective

    chief, predominant, principal

  3. sovereignadjective

    efficacious, effectual

  4. sovereignnoun

    monarch, autocrat, potentate, despot, king, emperor, prince, lord, queen, supreme ruler

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sovereignadjective

    supreme, chief, paramount, predominant, controlling, effectual, efficacious

  2. sovereignnoun

    ruler, monarch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sovereign":

    sovereignty, ruler, sovereigns, independent, monarch


  1. List of known nicknames for "Sovereign":

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  1. Erik Pevernagie:

    When people are solely intersecting, we mainly hear monologues. But instead of soliloquizing we need dialoguing. Good social coherence requires a reciprocal willingness to create space for an open discussion. Plain talk and unbiased listening are the keystones for a healthy sovereign human living together. ("Why didn't he ask ? " )

  2. Nikki Haley:

    The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out for attack in the General Assembly for the very act of exercising our right as a sovereign nation, we will remember it when we are called upon to once again make the world’s largest contribution to the United Nations and we will remember it when so many countries come calling on us, as they so often do, to pay even more and to use our influence for their benefit.

  3. Olga Yangol:

    We are taking the opportunity to add exposure in Brazil from the beginning of this year. Not just sovereign but to some corporate names which have limited exposure to the scandal, but have sold off on overall headline risk.

  4. Dalibor Rohac:

    Both Jean-Luc Mlenchon and Marine Le Pen advocate a very deep renegotiation of France’s stance with the EU that could in actuality result in France’s exit from the euro zone, its default on its sovereign debt which would propel a financial crisis on a scale much bigger than the one we saw in 2008.

  5. Bruce Castor:

    I knew I had bound the commonwealth as a representative of the sovereign.

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