Superiorly



adjective
1.
higher in station, rank, degree, importance, etc.:
a superior officer.
2.
above the average in excellence, merit, intelligence, etc.:
superior math students.
3.
of higher grade or quality:
superior merchandise.
4.
greater in quantity or amount:
superior numbers.
5.
showing a consciousness or feeling of being better than or above others:
superior airs.
6.
not yielding or susceptible (usually followed by to):
to be superior to temptation.
7.
higher in place or position:
We moved our camp to superior ground.
8.
Botany.

situated above some other organ.
(of a calyx) seeming to originate from the top of the ovary.
(of an ovary) free from the calyx.

9.
Anatomy.

higher in place or position; situated above another.
toward the head.
Compare inferior (def 7).

10.
Printing. written or printed high on a line of text, as the “2” in a 2 b; superscript.
Compare inferior (def 9).
noun
11.
one superior to another.
12.
Also called superscript. Printing. a superior letter, number, or symbol.
Compare inferior (def 11).
13.
Ecclesiastical. the head of a monastery, convent, or the like.
adjective
1.
greater in quality, quantity, etc
2.
of high or extraordinary worth, merit, etc
3.
higher in rank or status: a superior tribunal
4.
displaying a conscious sense of being above or better than others; supercilious
5.
(often postpositive) foll by to. not susceptible (to) or influenced (by)
6.
placed higher up; situated further from the base
7.
(astronomy)

(of a planet) having an orbit further from the sun than the orbit of the earth
(of a conjunction) occurring when the sun lies between the earth and an inferior planet

8.
(of a plant ovary) situated above the calyx and other floral parts
9.
(anatomy) (of one part in relation to another) situated above or higher
10.
(printing) (of a character) written or printed above the line; superscript
noun
11.
a person or thing of greater rank or quality
12.
(printing) a character set in a superior position
13.
(often capital) the head of a community in a religious order
noun
1.
Lake Superior, a lake in the N central US and S Canada: one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world and westernmost of the Great Lakes. Area: 82 362 sq km (31 800 sq miles)

superior su·pe·ri·or (su-pēr’ē-ər)
adj.

Higher than another in rank, station, or authority.

Situated above or directed upward.

Situated nearer the top of the head.

su·pe’ri·or·ly adv.

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