[soo-per-uh-rog-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˌsu pər əˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
going beyond the requirements of duty.
greater than that required or needed; superfluous.
performed to an extent exceeding that required or expected
exceeding what is needed; superfluous
(RC Church) of, characterizing, or relating to prayers, good works, etc, performed over and above those prescribed as obligatory
Latin super- + erogare ‘to pay out’
noun 1. a grocery store with some of the self-service features of a supermarket. noun 1. (NZ, informal) a small store or dairy laid out along the lines of a supermarket
verb (used with object) 1. to go beyond in quantity, degree, rate, etc.: to exceed the speed limit. 2. to go beyond the bounds or limits of: to exceed one’s understanding. 3. to surpass; be superior to; excel: Her performance exceeded all the others. verb (used without object) 4. to be greater, as in quantity […]
noun, plural superfamilies. Biology. 1. a category of related families within an order or suborder. noun (pl) -lies 1. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a suborder 2. any analogous group, such as a group of related languages superfamily (s’pər-fām’ə-lē) A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below an order or its […]
noun 1. a type of bet, especially on horse races, in which the bettor must select the first four finishers in exact order. 2. a race in which such bets are made.