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superior British & World English

Higher in rank, status, or quality

superior English Thesaurus

a superior officer had never apologized to him before

superior New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

another term for superscript

Superior, Lake British & World English

The largest of the five Great Lakes of North America, on the border between Canada and the US. With an area of 82,350 sq. km (31,800 sq. miles), it is the largest freshwater lake in the world

Lady Superior British & World English

The head of a convent or nunnery in certain orders

Mother Superior British & World English

The head of a female religious community

superior court British & World English

(In England) a higher court whose decisions have weight as precedents and which is not subject to control by any other court except by way of appeal

superior planet British & World English

Any of the planets Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, whose orbits are further from the sun than the earth’s

Mother Superior New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

head of a female religious community

superior conjunction British & World English

A conjunction of Mercury or Venus with the sun, when the planet and the earth are on opposite sides of the sun

superior to in superior British & World English

Above yielding to or being influenced by

Mother in mother British & World English

(Especially as a title or form of address) the head of a female religious community

umbilicus British & World English

A hole at each end of the hollow shaft of a feather

vena cava British & World English

A large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart. There are two in humans, the inferior vena cava (carrying blood from the lower body) and the superior vena cava (carrying blood from the head, arms, and upper body)

superior vena cava in vena cava British & World English

A large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart. There are two in humans, the inferior vena cava (carrying blood from the lower body) and the superior vena cava (carrying blood from the head, arms, and upper body)


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