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  Definition of superior
  1. a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
  2. a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
  3. the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
  4. the head of a religious community
  5. one of greater rank or station or quality
  6. a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
  7. (sometimes followed by `to'') not subject to or influenced by; "overcome by a superior opponent"; "trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law"
  8. having a higher rank; "superior officer"
  9. of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior officer"
  10. of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
  11. having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth''s orbit; "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"
  12. written or printed above and to one side of another character
Similar Words: superscript, Superior, Lake Superior, higher-up, superordinate, victor, master, ranking(a), higher-ranking

 

See Also: dominant, high, best

 

Hyponyms: better, abbess, mother superior, prioress, abbot, archimandrite, prior, god, supervisor, conqueror, vanquisher

 

Attributes: quality, caliber, calibre

 

Part Meronyms: Wisconsin, Badger State, WI, Great Lakes

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 優越   Dutch: superieur  
Finnish: ylempi   French: supérieur  
German: höher   Greek: ανώτερος  
Hungarian: kiváló   Italian: superiore  
Japanese: 勝れた   Korean: 우수한  
Norwegian: overlegen   Portuguese: superior  
Russian: высший   Spanish: superior  
Swedish: överlägsen  
 
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