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English adjective: senior

1. senior older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service


SamplesSenior officer.


Similarelder, higher-ranking, major, older, precedential, ranking, sr., superior


See alsoold


Attributehigher rank, higher status, senior status, seniority


Antonymsjunior

2. senior used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college


SamplesThe senior prom.


Synonymsfourth-year


Similarlast


Antonymsfirst

3. senior advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)


SamplesAged members of the society.
Elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper.
Senior citizen.


Synonymsaged, elderly, older


Similarold


Antonymsyoung, immature


English noun: senior

1. senior (person) an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation


Broader (hypernym)undergrad, undergraduate

2. senior (person) a person who is older than you are


Synonymselder


Broader (hypernym)adult, grownup


Narrower (hyponym)dean, doyen, doyenne









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