Superordinate meaning

so͝o'pər-ôr'dn-ĭt
Of higher rank, status, or value.
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Of or being the relation of a broader category to a narrower category that it encompasses, such as metal in relation to iron.
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Of a superior kind, rank, status, etc.
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Greater in degree, rank or position.
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(logic) The relation of a universal proposition to a specific proposition of the same form with the universal quantified variable replaced by a specific instance.
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(linguistics, of a word or phrase) Hypernymic.
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That which is superordinate.
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(linguistics) A hypernym.
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To cause to be superordinate.
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Origin of superordinate

  • super– (sub)ordinate
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition