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Synonyms for superior
səˈpɪər i ər, sʊ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. superior, higher-up, superordinate(noun)

    one of greater rank or station or quality

    Synonyms:
    superordinate word, hypernym, superordinate, victor, higher-up, master, superscript

    Antonyms:
    inferior, humble, woeful, execrable, third-rate, scrubby, cheapjack, second-rate, ropy, utility(a), shoddy, scrawny, tawdry, affected, low, ropey, mediocre, low-level, utility-grade, tinny, common, miserable, less, deplorable, chintzy, modest, bush-league, commercial, subordinate, middle-level, bad, lowly, outclassed, cheesy, second-class, stunted, junior, punk, base, low-grade, bush, bum, coarsened, sleazy, coarse, wretched, cheap, small, commercial-grade, crummy, indifferent

  2. superior(noun)

    the head of a religious community

    Synonyms:
    master, superscript, higher-up, victor, superordinate

    Antonyms:
    inferior, low-level, modest, punk, ropy, cheapjack, sleazy, tawdry, bush-league, scrawny, bush, crummy, mediocre, third-rate, tinny, scrubby, outclassed, chintzy, indifferent, utility-grade, stunted, coarse, affected, cheesy, commercial, utility(a), cheap, humble, wretched, low, execrable, bad, base, bum, deplorable, subordinate, middle-level, second-rate, less, woeful, ropey, lowly, second-class, coarsened, miserable, small, common, low-grade, commercial-grade, junior, shoddy

  3. victor, master, superior(noun)

    a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

    Synonyms:
    professional, master key, superscript, master copy, higher-up, schoolmaster, winner, original, passkey, superordinate, maestro, victor, master, overlord, passe-partout, sea captain, headmaster, captain, lord, skipper

    Antonyms:
    inferior, crummy, sleazy, utility-grade, ropey, modest, low, cheapjack, tawdry, small, punk, mediocre, low-level, tinny, deplorable, subordinate, middle-level, scrubby, base, bum, third-rate, coarse, ropy, chintzy, lowly, cheap, second-class, execrable, stunted, bush, common, bush-league, miserable, shoddy, cheesy, coarsened, bad, woeful, scrawny, outclassed, affected, less, low-grade, humble, commercial-grade, junior, utility(a), wretched, second-rate, indifferent, commercial

  4. Lake Superior, Superior(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    master, superscript, higher-up, victor, superordinate

    Antonyms:
    inferior, deplorable, commercial, shoddy, ropey, third-rate, scrubby, low, miserable, commercial-grade, ropy, low-level, scrawny, utility-grade, base, humble, middle-level, bum, affected, cheapjack, coarse, lowly, cheesy, execrable, second-rate, modest, less, wretched, coarsened, sleazy, bush, common, outclassed, indifferent, subordinate, stunted, tawdry, woeful, mediocre, crummy, second-class, bad, bush-league, tinny, chintzy, utility(a), small, low-grade, junior, cheap, punk

  5. Superior(noun)

    a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth

    Synonyms:
    master, superscript, higher-up, victor, superordinate

    Antonyms:
    inferior, ropy, commercial, bush, middle-level, humble, low-level, junior, coarsened, bush-league, cheesy, common, miserable, scrubby, modest, third-rate, stunted, tinny, deplorable, ropey, outclassed, shoddy, bum, scrawny, lowly, cheapjack, second-class, utility(a), tawdry, bad, low-grade, commercial-grade, low, subordinate, wretched, cheap, small, less, chintzy, affected, indifferent, sleazy, crummy, punk, execrable, mediocre, woeful, second-rate, coarse, utility-grade, base

  6. superscript, superior(adj)

    a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character

    Synonyms:
    master, superscript, higher-up, victor, superordinate

    Antonyms:
    inferior, common, execrable, third-rate, ropey, humble, bum, scrubby, affected, cheap, chintzy, tawdry, junior, less, bush-league, low-level, modest, shoddy, stunted, tinny, bad, second-class, utility-grade, miserable, scrawny, small, indifferent, cheesy, crummy, deplorable, coarsened, utility(a), commercial, outclassed, low-grade, bush, sleazy, second-rate, middle-level, cheapjack, punk, subordinate, woeful, mediocre, wretched, coarse, ropy, lowly, commercial-grade, low, base

  7. superior(adj)

    of high or superior quality or performance

    "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"

    Synonyms:
    higher-ranking, ranking(a), superscript, superior(p)

    Antonyms:
    inferior, ropy, indifferent, execrable, utility(a), less, second-rate, low, low-level, miserable, wretched, crummy, humble, base, ropey, commercial-grade, second-class, common, middle-level, scrubby, sleazy, scrawny, bush, cheesy, affected, bad, cheapjack, junior, lowly, third-rate, stunted, tawdry, chintzy, mediocre, tinny, shoddy, coarsened, outclassed, punk, bush-league, low-grade, woeful, utility-grade, cheap, bum, coarse, small, subordinate, deplorable, modest, commercial

  8. superior(adj)

    of or characteristic of high rank or importance

    "a superior ruler"

    Synonyms:
    higher-ranking, ranking(a), superscript, superior(p)

    Antonyms:
    inferior, miserable, affected, junior, outclassed, stunted, second-class, common, wretched, shoddy, ropy, low-level, low-grade, commercial-grade, subordinate, small, lowly, tawdry, woeful, punk, base, humble, scrubby, indifferent, coarsened, deplorable, modest, bush-league, low, mediocre, tinny, utility(a), cheap, middle-level, cheesy, coarse, scrawny, utility-grade, third-rate, cheapjack, ropey, less, commercial, second-rate, crummy, sleazy, execrable, bum, bad, bush, chintzy

  9. superior(adj)

    (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by

    "overcome by a superior opponent"; "trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law"

    Synonyms:
    higher-ranking, ranking(a), superscript, superior(p)

    Antonyms:
    inferior, cheapjack, bush, chintzy, sleazy, bad, modest, indifferent, small, punk, ropey, bum, low-level, utility-grade, second-rate, third-rate, low, shoddy, scrubby, outclassed, bush-league, low-grade, miserable, less, common, lowly, affected, junior, commercial-grade, commercial, coarsened, tawdry, subordinate, cheesy, humble, deplorable, mediocre, crummy, tinny, execrable, scrawny, stunted, woeful, second-class, cheap, middle-level, base, coarse, utility(a), wretched, ropy

  10. superscript, superior(adj)

    written or printed above and to one side of another character

    Synonyms:
    higher-ranking, ranking(a), superscript, superior(p)

    Antonyms:
    inferior, punk, common, outclassed, bad, cheap, bush, second-rate, ropy, utility-grade, wretched, execrable, middle-level, crummy, indifferent, humble, sleazy, less, coarsened, coarse, junior, miserable, low-grade, cheesy, lowly, third-rate, small, shoddy, low, cheapjack, bum, utility(a), low-level, scrubby, commercial, modest, subordinate, woeful, ropey, commercial-grade, scrawny, bush-league, tinny, stunted, chintzy, affected, second-class, base, tawdry, mediocre, deplorable

  11. superior(adj)

    having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit

    "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"

    Synonyms:
    higher-ranking, ranking(a), superscript, superior(p)

    Antonyms:
    inferior, coarse, deplorable, scrawny, small, mediocre, tinny, execrable, lowly, coarsened, ropy, third-rate, scrubby, modest, bad, low, tawdry, low-level, chintzy, subordinate, base, ropey, second-class, humble, miserable, bush, middle-level, utility(a), less, low-grade, stunted, bum, commercial-grade, indifferent, bush-league, wretched, cheap, junior, punk, affected, crummy, second-rate, outclassed, common, shoddy, commercial, cheesy, utility-grade, cheapjack, woeful, sleazy

  12. ranking(a), superior, higher-ranking(adj)

    having a higher rank

    "superior officer"

    Antonyms:
    inferior, junior, wretched, subordinate, utility-grade, low-level, utility(a), second-class, execrable, chintzy, low-grade, bad, tawdry, commercial-grade, cheapjack, punk, shoddy, modest, stunted, cheesy, bum, outclassed, bush-league, sleazy, indifferent, deplorable, affected, tinny, base, middle-level, small, common, ropey, cheap, miserable, mediocre, low, humble, scrawny, woeful, ropy, commercial, second-rate, scrubby, less, crummy, third-rate, lowly, bush, coarsened, coarse

  13. superior(p)(adj)

    (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"

    Antonyms:
    inferior, bush, low-level, utility-grade, small, deplorable, mediocre, second-rate, bad, wretched, tinny, scrubby, outclassed, commercial-grade, punk, shoddy, chintzy, miserable, ropy, second-class, tawdry, middle-level, humble, subordinate, bush-league, execrable, coarsened, lowly, coarse, sleazy, low, base, low-grade, common, cheesy, third-rate, ropey, utility(a), stunted, modest, woeful, cheapjack, cheap, bum, crummy, less, indifferent, scrawny, junior, commercial, affected

Wiktionary

  1. superior(noun)

    A person of higher rank or quality.

    Antonyms:
    inferior

  2. superior(noun)

    The senior person in a monastic community.

    Antonyms:
    inferior

  3. superior(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    inferior

  4. superior(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    inferior

  5. superior(adjective)

    Being greater or better than average; extraordinary.

    Antonyms:
    inferior

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. superior

    Synonyms:
    higher, upper, better, preferable, surpassing, loftier, excellent, remarkable, eminent, conspicuous

    Antonyms:
    inferior, lower, worse, subordinate, ordinary, common, unremarkable, average, mean, mediocre

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. superior(a.)

    Synonyms:
    high, higher, upper, paramount, more elevated

  2. superior(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of higher rank, more exalted, more dignified

  3. superior(a.)

    Synonyms:
    surpassing, noble, more eminent, more excellent

  4. superior(a.)

    Synonyms:
    predominant, prevalent

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