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Adjective superior has 7 senses
  1. superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
    inferior, bad, base, bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny, bush-league, bush, cardboard, flimsy, cheapjack, shoddy, tawdry, coarse, common, coarsened, commercial, deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched, less, low-grade, mediocre, poor, second-rate, ropey, ropy, scrawny, scrubby, stunted, second-class, utility, utility-grade, third-rate
  2. superior - of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior officer"
    inferior, humble, low, lowly, modest, small, indifferent, less, lower, low-level, middle-level, outclassed
  3. superior - (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by; "overcome by a superior opponent"; "trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law"
    subordinate, low-level (indirect, via dominant)
  4. superscript, superior - written or printed above and to one side of another character
  5. superior - having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit; "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"
  6. ranking, superior, higher-ranking - having a higher rank; "superior officer"
    Antonym: junior (indirect, via senior)
  7. superior - (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"
    affected (indirect, via unaffected)
Noun superior has 6 senses
  1. superior, higher-up, superordinate - one of greater rank or station or quality
    --1 is a kind of leader
    Antonyms: inferior
    --1 has particulars: god; supervisor
  2. superior - the head of a religious community
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 has particulars:
     better; abbess, mother superior, prioress; abbot, archimandrite; prior
  3. victor, master, superior - a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
    --3 is a kind of combatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper
    --3 has particulars: conqueror, vanquisher
  4. Lake Superior, Superior - the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
    --4 is a kind of lake
    --4 is a part of Great Lakes
  5. Superior - a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
    --5 is a kind of
    --5 is a part of Wisconsin, Badger State, WI
  6. superscript, superior - a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
    --6 is a kind of character, grapheme, graphic symbol
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