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- superiour (obsolete)
superior (not comparable)
- Higher in quality.
- Rebecca had always thought shorts were far superior to pants, as they didn't constantly make her legs itch.
- Higher in rank.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 12, The Mirror and the Lamp:
- There were many wooden chairs for the bulk of his visitors, and two wicker armchairs with red cloth cushions for superior people. From the packing-cases had emerged some Indian clubs, […], and all these articles […] made a scattered and untidy decoration that Mrs. Clough assiduously dusted and greatly cherished.
- More comprehensive, as a term in classification.
- A genus is superior to a species.
- Located above.
- the superior jaw; the superior part of an image
- (botany) Above the ovary; said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below it in position, and free from it.
- (botany) Belonging to the part of an axillary flower which is toward the main stem; posterior.
- (botany) Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; said of the radicle.
- (typography) Printed in superscript.
- a superior figure or letter
- Greater or better than average; extraordinary.
- Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; with to.
- There is not in earth a spectacle more worthy than a great man superior to his sufferings.
- (dentistry location adjectives) anterior, apical, axial, buccal, cervical, coronal, distal, distobuccal, distofacial, distoincisal, distolingual, facial, gingival, incisal, inferior, labial, lingual, mandibular, maxillary, mesial, mesiobuccal, mesiodistal, mesiofacial, mesioincisal, mesiolingual, occlusal, palatal, posterior, proximal, superior, vestibular (Category: en:Dentistry) 
higher in rank or quality
superior (plural superiors)
person of higher rank
- superior in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- superior in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- superior at OneLook Dictionary Search
superior (comparative of superus)
Third declension, comparative variant.
|Case / Gender||Masc./Fem.||Neuter||Masc./Fem.||Neuter|
- English: superior
- French: supérieur
- Italian: superiore
- Portuguese: superior
- Romanian: superior
- Spanish: superior
superior m, f (plural superiores)