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su·per·or·di·nate

 (so͞o′pər-ôr′dn-ĭt)
adj.
1. Of higher rank, status, or value.
2. Logic Of or being the relation of a broader category to a narrower category that it encompasses, such as metal in relation to iron.


su′per·or′di·nate n.
su′per·or′di·nate′ (-ôr′dn-āt′) v.
su′per·or′di·na′tion (-ôr′dn-ā′shən) n.

superordinate

adj
of higher status or condition
n
1. a person or thing that is superordinate
2. (Linguistics) a word the meaning of which includes the meaning of another word or words: 'red' is a superordinate of 'scarlet', 'vermilion', and 'crimson'. Compare hyponym, synonym, antonym
vb
(tr) rare to make superordinate

su•per•or•di•nate

(adj., n. ˌsu pərˈɔr dn ɪt; v. -ˌeɪt)

adj., n., v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing. adj.
1. of higher degree in condition or rank.
n.
2. a superordinate person or thing.
3. a word that denotes a general class under which a set of subcategories is subsumed: Child is the superordinate of girl and boy. Compare hyponym.
v.t.
4. to elevate to superordinate position.
[1610–20; super- + (sub) ordinate]

superordinate


Past participle: superordinated
Gerund: superordinating

Imperative
superordinate
superordinate
Present
I superordinate
you superordinate
he/she/it superordinates
we superordinate
you superordinate
they superordinate
Preterite
I superordinated
you superordinated
he/she/it superordinated
we superordinated
you superordinated
they superordinated
Present Continuous
I am superordinating
you are superordinating
he/she/it is superordinating
we are superordinating
you are superordinating
they are superordinating
Present Perfect
I have superordinated
you have superordinated
he/she/it has superordinated
we have superordinated
you have superordinated
they have superordinated
Past Continuous
I was superordinating
you were superordinating
he/she/it was superordinating
we were superordinating
you were superordinating
they were superordinating
Past Perfect
I had superordinated
you had superordinated
he/she/it had superordinated
we had superordinated
you had superordinated
they had superordinated
Future
I will superordinate
you will superordinate
he/she/it will superordinate
we will superordinate
you will superordinate
they will superordinate
Future Perfect
I will have superordinated
you will have superordinated
he/she/it will have superordinated
we will have superordinated
you will have superordinated
they will have superordinated
Future Continuous
I will be superordinating
you will be superordinating
he/she/it will be superordinating
we will be superordinating
you will be superordinating
they will be superordinating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been superordinating
you have been superordinating
he/she/it has been superordinating
we have been superordinating
you have been superordinating
they have been superordinating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been superordinating
you will have been superordinating
he/she/it will have been superordinating
we will have been superordinating
you will have been superordinating
they will have been superordinating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been superordinating
you had been superordinating
he/she/it had been superordinating
we had been superordinating
you had been superordinating
they had been superordinating
Conditional
I would superordinate
you would superordinate
he/she/it would superordinate
we would superordinate
you would superordinate
they would superordinate
Past Conditional
I would have superordinated
you would have superordinated
he/she/it would have superordinated
we would have superordinated
you would have superordinated
they would have superordinated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superordinate - one of greater rank or station or qualitysuperordinate - one of greater rank or station or quality
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
better - a superior person having claim to precedence; "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"
god - a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people; "he was a god among men"
supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
2.superordinate - a word that is more generic than a given word
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
Verb1.superordinate - place in a superior order or rank; "These two notions are superordinated to a third"
grade, rate, rank, place, range, order - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
Adj.1.superordinate - of higher rank or status or value
superior - of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler"
Translations

superordinate

[ˌsuːpərˈɔːdənɪt]
A. ADJsuperior
B. N (Ling) → término m genérico, archilexema m
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