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English adjective: superordinate

1. superordinate of higher rank or status or value



English noun: superordinate

1. superordinate (person) one of greater rank or station or quality

Synonymshigher-up, superior

Broader (hypernym)leader

Narrower (hyponym)better, god, supervisor


2. superordinate (communication) a word that is more generic than a given word

Synonymshypernym, superordinate word

Broader (hypernym)word

English verb: superordinate

1. superordinate (cognition) place in a superior order or rank

SamplesThese two notions are superordinated to a third.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)grade, order, place, range, rank, rate

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