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Junior vs. Superior

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Junioradjective

(comparable) Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.

Superioradjective

Higher in quality.

‘Rebecca had always thought shorts were far superior to pants, as they didn't constantly make her legs itch.’;

Junioradjective

Younger.

Superioradjective

Higher in rank.

Junioradjective

(not comparable) Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.

Superioradjective

More comprehensive, as a term in classification.

‘A genus is superior to a species.’;

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Junioradjective

Of or pertaining to a third academic year in a four-year high school (eleventh grade) or university.

Superioradjective

Located above.

‘the superior jaw; the superior part of an image’;

Juniornoun

A younger person.

‘four years his junior’;

Superioradjective

(botany) 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.

Juniornoun

A name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name (abbreviations: Jnr., Jr., Jun.).

Superioradjective

(botany) Belonging to the part of an axillary flower which is toward the main stem; posterior.

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Juniornoun

A third-year student at a high school or university.

Superioradjective

(botany) Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; said of the radicle.

Junioradjective

Less advanced in age than another; younger. Abbreviated Jr.

Superioradjective

(typography) Printed in superscript.

‘a superior figure or letter’;

Junioradjective

Lower in standing or in rank, or having entered later into a position or office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain; the junior Senator from New York.

Superioradjective

Greater or better than average; extraordinary.

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Junioradjective

Composed of juniors, whether younger or a lower standing; as, the junior class; the junior baseball league; of or pertaining to juniors or to a junior class. See Junior, n., 2.

Superioradjective

Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; with to.

Junioradjective

Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.

‘Our first studies and junior endeavors.’;

Superioradjective

Of a planet: closer to the Earth than to the sun.

Junioradjective

of or relating to the third year of a four-year term; - used of the third or next to final year in a U. S. high school or college. See junior{2}, n..

Superiornoun

A person of higher rank or quality.

Juniornoun

A younger person.

‘His junior she, by thirty years.’;

Superiornoun

The senior person in a monastic community.

Juniornoun

One of a lower or later standing; specifically, in American colleges and four-year high schools, one in the third year of his course, one in the fourth or final year being designated a senior; in some seminaries, one in the first year, in others, one in the second year, of a three years' course.

Superioradjective

More elevated in place or position; higher; upper; as, the superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an image.

Juniornoun

term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male;

‘look here, junior, it's none of your business’;

Superioradjective

Higher in rank or office; more exalted in dignity; as, a superior officer; a superior degree of nobility.

Juniornoun

a third-year undergraduate

Superioradjective

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.

Juniornoun

the younger of two men

Superioradjective

Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; - with to.

‘There is not in earth a spectacle more worthy than a great man superior to his sufferings.’;

Juniornoun

a son who has the same first name as his father

Superioradjective

More comprehensive; as a term in classification; as, a genus is superior to a species.

Junioradjective

younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service

Superioradjective

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.

Junioradjective

used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college;

‘the junior class’; ‘a third-year student’;

Superiornoun

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.

Junioradjective

including or intended for youthful persons;

‘a junior sports league’; ‘junior fashions’;

Superiornoun

The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the like.

Junioradjective

for or denoting young or younger people

‘junior tennis’;

Superiornoun

one of greater rank or station or quality

Junioradjective

for or denoting schoolchildren between the ages of about 7 and 11

‘junior pupils’;

Superiornoun

the head of a religious community

Junioradjective

of or for students in the third year of a course lasting four years at college or high school

‘his junior year in college’;

Superiornoun

a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

Junioradjective

denoting the younger of two who have the same name in a family, especially a son as distinct from his father

‘John F. Kennedy Junior’;

Superiornoun

the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes

Junioradjective

low or lower in rank or status

‘part of my function is to supervise those junior to me’; ‘a junior minister’;

Superiornoun

a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth

Juniornoun

a person who is a specified number of years younger than someone else

‘he's five years her junior’;

Superiornoun

a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character

Juniornoun

a child attending a junior school

‘first-year juniors’; ‘the curriculum of top juniors’;

Superioradjective

of high or superior quality or performance;

‘superior wisdom derived from experience’; ‘superior math students’;

Juniornoun

a student in the third year at college or high school

‘high-school juniors and seniors’;

Superioradjective

of or characteristic of high rank or importance;

‘a superior officer’;

Juniornoun

(in sport) a young competitor, typically under sixteen or eighteen

‘indoor tennis for juniors’;

Superioradjective

(sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by;

‘overcome by a superior opponent’; ‘trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law’;

Juniornoun

used as a nickname or form of address for one's son

‘he said: ‘there's Junior,’ referring to his son’;

Superioradjective

written or printed above and to one side of another character

Juniornoun

a person with low rank or status compared with others

‘an office junior’;

Superioradjective

having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit;

‘Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets’;

Superioradjective

having a higher rank;

‘superior officer’;

Superioradjective

(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’;

Superioradjective

higher in rank, status, or quality

‘a superior officer’; ‘the new model is superior to every other car on the road’;

Superioradjective

of high standard or quality

‘superior malt whiskies’;

Superioradjective

greater in size or power

‘deploying superior force’;

Superioradjective

above yielding to or being influenced by

‘I felt superior to any accusation of anti-Semitism’;

Superioradjective

having or showing an overly high opinion of oneself; conceited

‘that girl was frightfully superior’;

Superioradjective

(of a letter, figure, or symbol) written or printed above the line.

Superioradjective

further above or out; higher in position.

Superioradjective

(of the ovary of a flower) situated above the sepals and petals.

Superiornoun

a person superior to another in rank or status, especially a colleague in a higher position

‘obeying their superiors' orders’;

Superiornoun

the head of a monastery or other religious institution.

Superiornoun

a superior letter, figure, or symbol.

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