See also: Superior
- 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, in 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, apicocoronal, axial, buccal, buccoapical, buccocervical, buccogingival, buccolabial, buccolingual, bucco-occlusal, buccopalatal, cervical, coronal, coronoapical, distal, distoapical, distobuccal, distocervical, distocoronal, distofacial, distogingival, distoincisal, distolingual, disto-occlusal, distoclusal, distocclusal, distopalatal, facial, gingival, incisal, inferior, labial, lingual, linguobuccal, linguo-occlusal, mandibular, maxillary, mesial, mesioapical, mesiobuccal, mesiocervical, mesiocoronal, mesiodistal, mesiofacial, mesioincisal, mesiogingival, mesiolingual, mesio-occlusal, mesioclusal, mesiocclusal, mesiopalatal, 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, New York: The Century Co., 1911
- superior at OneLook Dictionary Search
superior m, f (masculine and feminine plural superiors)
superior m, f (plural superiors)
superior (comparative of superus)
Third declension, comparative variant
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- English: superior
- French: supérieur
- Italian: superiore
- Portuguese: superior
- Romanian: superior
- Spanish: superior