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1higher in rank, status, or quality:a superior officer it is superior to every other car on the road of high standard or quality:superior malt whiskeys greater in size or power:deploying superior force [predic.]
) above yielding to or being influenced by:I felt superior to any accusation of anti-Semitism
having or showing an overly high opinion of oneself; supercilious:that girl was frightfully superior 2
chiefly Anatomy further above or out; higher in position.
(of a letter, figure, or symbol) written or printed above the line. Astronomy (of a planet) having an orbit further from the sun than the earth’s. Botany (of the ovary of a flower) situated above the sepals and petals.
1a person or thing superior to another in rank, status, or quality, especially a colleague in a higher position:obeying their superiors' orders the head of a monastery or other religious institution. 2 Printing a superior letter, figure, or symbol.