Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sovereignty

3 senses of sovereignty

Sense 1
sovereignty -- (government free from external control)
       => self-government, self-determination, self-rule -- (government of a political unit by its own people)

Sense 2
reign, sovereignty -- (royal authority; the dominion of a monarch)
       => dominion, rule -- (dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar")

Sense 3
sovereignty -- (the authority of a state to govern another state)
       => authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so -- (the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state")

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