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Synonyms for senior
ˈsin yərse·nior

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  1. seniornoun


  2. seniornoun

    Older; superior


  3. senioradjective

    Higher in rank within a publicly traded company or other organization.


  4. seniornoun

    Someone older than someone else (with possessive).

    He was four years her senior.


  5. seniornoun


Princeton's WordNet

  1. seniornoun

    an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation


    younger, lower-ranking, lowly, secondary, junior, jr., minor(ip), subaltern, immature, first, petty(a), junior-grade, young

  2. elder, senioradjective

    a person who is older than you are

    elderberry bush, elder

    minor(ip), immature, younger, junior-grade, subaltern, secondary, lowly, lower-ranking, young, jr., petty(a), first, junior

  3. senioradjective

    older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service

    "senior officer"

    aged, older, senior(a), fourth-year, elderly

    first, petty(a), junior-grade, jr., minor(ip), lowly, immature, lower-ranking, subaltern, secondary, young, younger, junior

  4. senior(a), fourth-yearadjective

    used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college

    "the senior prom"

    subaltern, junior, immature, young, minor(ip), junior-grade, first, petty(a), younger, jr., lower-ranking, secondary, lowly

  5. aged, elderly, older, senioradjective

    advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)

    "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"

    aged, senior(a), old, cured, sr., elderly, elder, ripened, older, aged(a), of age(p), fourth-year

    minor(ip), junior-grade, junior, younger, lowly, lower-ranking, petty(a), young, jr., immature, subaltern, first, secondary

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. senioradjective

    older, elder

  2. seniornoun


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. senior

    See Senior doctor

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  1. Muhammad Syahidd:

    It's sad because some of my friends - the staff nurses, some of the senior doctors - they don't come from KL itself, usually, they would go back (to their hometowns) to spend time with their families, and they're not getting the chance to do that. So yeah, it brings a sad mood to the working area.

  2. Kim Jong Il:

    We believe we can resume suspended senior-level talks and hold other talks on specific issues if South Korea sincerely has a position that it wants to improve North-South relations through a dialogue, and there is no reason not to hold the highest-level talks if the atmosphere and conditions are met.

  3. Katie Glover:

    I was in color guard my senior year, and he came to almost all of the home games, he feels like another dad to me.

  4. Aidan Davy:

    This is fundamentally about ... the courage to call out unacceptable practices and to take bad news to your client or to your senior management.

  5. David Stilwell:

    I look forward to some interaction with senior Japanese officials, understanding where we sit today in the free and open Indo-Pacific strategy, as well as discussing topics like Iran and North Korea.

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