from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of higher rank, status, or value.
- adj. Logic Of or being the relation of a universal proposition to a particular proposition in which the terms are the same and occur in the same order.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Greater in degree, rank or position
- adj. The relation of a universal proposition to a specific proposition of the same form with the universal quantified variable replaced by a specific instance.
- adj. hypernymic
- n. That which is superordinate.
- n. A hypernym.
- v. To cause to be superordinate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Related as a universal proposition to a particular one in the same terms.
- In zoology, having the rank or value of a superorder; being above the rank of an order.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of greater rank or station or quality
- adj. of higher rank or status or value
- v. place in a superior order or rank
- n. a word that is more generic than a given word
super- + (sub)ordinate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)