Superiority

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Supremacy.
<- N
PARAG:Superiority->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ superiority
superiority
majority
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ greatness
greatness
&c. 31
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ advantage
advantage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pull
pull
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ preponderance
preponderance
preponderation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vantage ground
vantage ground
prevalence
partiality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ personal superiority
personal superiority
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nobility
nobility
&c.(rank) 875
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ Triton among the minnows
Triton among the minnows
primus inter pares
nulli secundus
captain
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ crackajack
crackajack
???>*
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ supremacy
supremacy
preeminence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ lead
lead
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ maximum
maximum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ record
record
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ 5
=></<gr/trikumia/ >/>
climax
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ culmination
culmination
&c.(summit) 210
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ transcendence
transcendence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ne plus ultra
ne plus ultra
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ lion's share
lion's share
Benjamin's mess
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ excess
excess
surplus
&c.(remainder) 40
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ 11
=>(redundance)
???>641
PARAG:Superiority->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be superior
be superior
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exceed
exceed
excel
transcend
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ outdo
outdo
outbalance
outweigh
outrank
outrival
out-Herod
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pass
pass
surpass
get ahead of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ over-top
over-top
override
overpass
overbalance
overweigh
overmatch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ top
top
o'ertop
cap
beat
cut out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ beat hollow
beat hollow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ outstrip
outstrip
&c. 303
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ eclipse
eclipse
throw into the shade
take the shine out of
outshine
put one's nose out of joint
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have the upper hand
have the upper hand
have the whip hand of
have the advantage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ turn the scale
turn the scale
kick the beam
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ play first fiddle
play first fiddle
&c.(importance) 642
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ preponderate
preponderate
predominate
prevail
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ precede
precede
take precedence
come first
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ come to a head
come to a head
culminate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ beat
beat
&c. all others
bear the palm
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ break the record
break the record
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take the cake
take the cake
???>*
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ become larger
become larger
render larger
&c.(increase) 35
=>(expand)
???>194
PARAG:Superiority->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ superior
superior
greater
major
higher
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ exceeding
exceeding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ great
great
&c. 31
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ distinguished
distinguished
ultra
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vaulting
vaulting
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ more than a match for
more than a match for
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ supreme
supreme
greatest
utmost
paramount
preeminent
foremost
crowning
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ first-rate
first-rate
&c.(important) 642
=>(excellent)
???>648
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unrivaled peerless
unrivaled peerless
matchless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ none such
none such
second to none
sans pareil
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unparagoned
unparagoned
unparalleled
unequalled
unapproached
unsurpassed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ superlative
superlative
inimitable facile princeps
incomparable
sovereign
without parallel
nulli secundus
ne plus ultra
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ beyond compare
beyond compare
beyond comparison
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ culminating
culminating
&c.(topmost) 210
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ transcendent
transcendent
transcendental
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ plus royaliste que le Roi
plus royaliste que le Roi
more catholic than the Pope increased
&c.(added to) 35
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ enlarged
enlarged
&c.(expanded) 194
PARAG:Superiority->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ beyond
beyond
more
over
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ over the mark
over the mark
above the mark
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ above par
above par
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ upwards of
upwards of
in advance of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ over and above
over and above
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at the top of the scale
at the top of the scale
at its height
=>(in a superior or supreme degree)
GRP: \\ Adv \\ in a superior or supreme degree
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a superior or supreme degree \\ eminently
eminently
egregiously
preeminently
surpassing
prominently
superlatively
supremely
above all
of all things
the most
to crown all
=></<gr/kat ezokin/gr >/>
par excellence
principally
especially
particularly
peculiarly
a fortiori
even
yea
still more

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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