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superior

su·pe·ri·or

superior

 
 
pronunciation:
s pi ri r
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a higher position, degree, or rank.
In the navy, an admiral is superior to a captain.
synonyms:
senior
antonyms:
inferior, junior, subordinate
similar words:
best, chief, principal, top
definition 2: much better than others in quality; excellent.
His work was superior because it was neat, correct, and complete.
synonyms:
better, choice, excellent, exceptional, outstanding
antonyms:
inferior, poor, shabby
similar words:
ace, admirable, banner, capital, fine, first-rate, great, lofty, notable, quality, select, sterling, superlative, tremendous
definition 3: showing a sense of being better than others.
She acted superior to her friends because her family was rich.
synonyms:
haughty
antonyms:
humble, modest
similar words:
lofty
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who has a higher position or rank than others.
The soldiers received their orders from their superior.
synonyms:
senior
antonyms:
subordinate
similar words:
top
definition 2: a person who is better than others in skill, talent, or in some other way.
She is his superior in basketball.