Synonyms of superior in English:

superior

adjective

  • 1 a superior officer
    higher-ranking, higher-level, senior, higher, higher-up
    [Antonyms] junior, inferior
  • 2 the superior candidate
    better, more expert, more skillful;
    worthier, fitter, preferred
    [Antonyms] worse, inferior
  • 3 superior workmanship
    high-quality;
    finer, better, higher-grade, of higher quality, greater;
    accomplished, expert
    [Antonyms] low-quality, inferior
  • 4 superior chocolate
    good-quality, high-quality, first-class, first-rate, top-quality;
    choice, select, exclusive, prime, prize, fine, excellent, best, choicest, finest
    [Antonyms] low-quality, inferior
  • 5 a superior hotel
    high-class, upper-class, select, exclusive, upscale, upmarket, five-star, top-end, top-tier
    informal classy, posh
    [Antonyms] downmarket, inferior
  • 6 Hamish regarded her with superior amusement
    [Antonyms] humble, modest
  • noun

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  • 1 my immediate superior
    manager, chief, supervisor, senior, controller, foreman, authority figure
    informal boss
    [Antonyms] subordinate
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