Synonyms of superior in English:



  • 1 a superior officer had never apologized to him before
    [Antonyms] inferior junior
  • 2 the superior candidate
    better, more expert, more skilful, more advanced; worthier, fitter, preferred, predominant, prevailing, surpassing
    [Antonyms] inferior worse
  • 3 they recognized the value of superior workmanship
    finer, better, higher-grade, higher-calibre, surpassing, of higher quality, greater, grander; supreme, accomplished, expert, consummate
    [Antonyms] inferior low-quality
  • 4 a very superior chocolate
    good-quality, high-quality, first-class, first-rate, top-quality, high-grade, of the first water, of the first order; choice, select, exclusive, rare, singular, unique, prime, prize, upmarket, fine, excellent, superb, distinguished, exceptional, outstanding, marvellous, superlative, special; best, choicest, finest, matchless, peerless, unequalled, perfect, flawless; Britishtop of the range; chiefly UStop of the line; Frenchpar excellence
    [Antonyms] inferior low-quality
  • 5 a superior hotel
    high-class, upper-class, select, exclusive, elite; Britishupmarket
    informal classy, posh, snobby
    [Antonyms] inferior downmarket
  • 6 Jake regarded her with superior amusement
    [Antonyms] humble modest
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  • my immediate superior in the department
    manager, boss, chief, supervisor, senior, controller, headman, foreman
    [Antonyms] inferior subordinate assistant
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