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    superior - Dictionary definition and meaning for word superior

    Definition
    (noun) one of greater rank or station or quality
    Synonyms : higher-up , superordinate
    Definition
    (noun) the head of a religious community Definition
    (noun) a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
    Synonyms : master , victor
    Definition
    (noun) the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
    Synonyms : lake superior
    Definition
    (noun) a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth Definition
    (noun) a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
    Synonyms : superscript
    Definition
    (adj) of high or superior quality or performance
    Example Sentence
    • superior wisdom derived from experience
    • superior math students
    Definition
    (adj) of or characteristic of high rank or importance
    Example Sentence
    • a superior ruler
    Definition
    (adj) (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by
    Example Sentence
    • overcome by a superior opponent
    • trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law
    Definition
    (adj) written or printed above and to one side of another character
    Synonyms : superscript
    Definition
    (adj) having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit
    Example Sentence
    • Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets
    Definition
    (adj) having a higher rank
    Synonyms : higher-ranking , ranking
    Example Sentence
    • superior officer
    Definition
    (adj) (often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by
    Example Sentence
    • he is superior to fear
    • an ignited firework proceeds superior to circumstances until its blazing vitality fades
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