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1. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] of high or superior quality or performance.

Synonyms

  • pucka
  • tiptop
  • blue-ribbon
  • high-performance
  • select
  • capital
  • super
  • outstanding
  • top-hole
  • topnotch
  • fantabulous
  • topping
  • sterling
  • boss
  • best
  • well-made
  • caliber
  • spiffing
  • prize
  • gilt-edged
  • brilliant
  • first-rate
  • crack
  • shining
  • calibre
  • ace
  • superb
  • prime
  • quality
  • top-notch
  • tops
  • first-class
  • banner
  • premium
  • A-one
  • weapons-grade
  • brag
  • greatest
  • supreme
  • splendid
  • superlative
  • surpassing
  • transcendent
  • pukka
  • top-flight
  • excellent

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • unimportant
  • paid
  • employee

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

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Rhymes with Superior

  • exterior
  • centerior
  • ulterior
  • interior
  • inferior
  • anterior
  • cheerier

How do you pronounce superior?

Pronounce superior as suˈpɪriər.

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How do you spell superior? Is it supperior ?

A common misspelling of superior is supperior

Sentences with superior


1. Adjective
Building up a superior credit history should ideally start as early as possible.

Quotes about superior


1. Socialism has no moral justification whatsoever; poor people are not morally superior to rich people, nor are they owed anything by rich people simply because of their lack of success. Charity is not a socialist concept - it is a religious one, an acknowledgment of God's sovereignty over property, a sovereignty the Left utterly rejects.
- Ben Shapiro

2. The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.
- Confucius

3. There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
- Ernest Hemingway

2. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] of or characteristic of high rank or importance.

Synonyms

  • patronizing
  • upper-level
  • majestic
  • high-level
  • dominant
  • high-ranking
  • upper
  • preeminent
  • patronising
  • olympian
  • condescending
  • eminent
  • superordinate
  • arch
  • high

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • inferior
  • noncomprehensive
  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

3. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by.

Antonyms

  • lowercase

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

4. superior

noun. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] the head of a religious community.

Synonyms

  • mother superior
  • abbess
  • archimandrite
  • prioress
  • prior
  • abbot

Antonyms

  • inferiority
  • superiority
  • low quality
  • high quality

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

5. superior

noun. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] one of greater rank or station or quality.

Synonyms

  • god
  • leader
  • higher-up
  • superordinate
  • supervisor

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • look down on

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

6. superior

noun. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character.

Synonyms

  • superscript
  • character
  • graphic symbol

Antonyms

  • bad
  • comparable
  • side
  • bottom

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

7. Superior

noun. the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes.

Synonyms

  • Great Lakes

8. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] (often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by.

Antonyms

  • tasteless

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

9. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] written or printed above and to one side of another character.

Antonyms

  • subscript

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

10. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] having a higher rank.

Synonyms

  • higher-ranking
  • senior

Antonyms

  • secondary
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)
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