Meaning of superior

Definition of superior

(adj) of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler"
(sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by; "overcome by a superior opponent"; "trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law"
written or printed above and to one side of another character
having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit; "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"
having a higher rank; "superior officer"
(often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by; "he is superior to fear"; "an ignited firework proceeds superior to circumstances until its blazing vitality fades"
(noun) one of greater rank or station or quality
a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character

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