superordinate[so̵̅o̅′pər ôrd′'n it]
superordinate definition by Webster's New World
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of a superior kind, rank, status, etc.
Origin: super- plush (sub)ordinate
superordinate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of higher rank, status, or value.
- Logic Of or being the relation of a universal proposition to a particular proposition in which the terms are the same and occur in the same order.
Origin: super- + (sub)ordinate.
- suˌper·orˈdi·nate noun
- suˌper·orˈdi·nateˌ verb
- suˌper·orˌdi·naˈtion noun