More elevated in place or position; higher; upper; as, the superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an image.
Higher in rank or office; more exalted in dignity; as, a superior officer; a superior degree of nobility.
Higher or greater in excellence; surpassing others in the greatness, or value of any quality; greater in quality or degree; as, a man of superior merit; or of superior bravery.
Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; -- with to.
More comprehensive; as a term in classification; as, a genus is superior to a species.
Above the ovary; -- said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below it in position, and free from it.
Belonging to the part of an axillary flower which is toward the main stem; posterior.
Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; -- said of the radicle.
One who is above, or surpasses, another in rank, station, office, age, ability, or merit; one who surpasses in what is desirable; as, Addison has no superior as a writer of pure English.
The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the like.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. Moliere
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. Abraham Lincoln
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. Albert Einstein
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. Albert Einstein
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius