Definitions for (noun) superior

Main entry: superior, superscript

Definition: a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character


Main entry: Superior

Definition: a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth


Main entry: Lake Superior, Superior

Definition: the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes


Main entry: superior

Definition: the head of a religious community


Main entry: superior, superordinate, higher-up

Definition: one of greater rank or station or quality


Main entry: victor, superior, master

Definition: a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

Definitions for (adjective) superior

Main entry: superior

Definition: (often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by

Usage: he is superior to fear; an ignited firework proceeds superior to circumstances until its blazing vitality fades


Main entry: superior

Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by

Usage: overcome by a superior opponent; trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law


Main entry: ranking, higher-ranking, superior

Definition: having a higher rank

Usage: superior officer


Main entry: superior

Definition: of or characteristic of high rank or importance

Usage: a superior ruler


Main entry: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students


Main entry: superior

Definition: having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit

Usage: Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets


Main entry: superior, superscript

Definition: written or printed above and to one side of another character