HyperDic: senior

English > 5 senses of the word senior:
ADJECTIVEallseniorolder
allsenior, fourth-yearused of the fourth and final / final year in United States high school or college
allsenior, aged, elderly, olderadvanced in years
NOUNperson senioran undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
person senior, eldera person who is older than you are
senior > pronunciation
Soundssiy'nyer
Rhymesbehavior ... Xavier: 32 rhymes with yer...
English > senior: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningolder; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service.
Example"senior officer"
Attribute ofseniority, senior status, higher status, higher rankHigher rank than that of others especially by reason of longer service
Narrowerelder, older, sr.Used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son
majorOf the elder of two boys with the same family name
precedentialHaving precedence (especially because of longer service)
ranking, superior, higher-rankingHaving a higher rank
See alsoold(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
Oppositejunioryounger
Spanishsenior, superior
Nounsseniorityhigher rank than that of others especially by reason of longer service
English > senior: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of the fourth and final / final year in United States high school or college.
Example"the senior prom"
Synonymfourth-year
BroaderlastComing after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
Spanishsénior, senior
English > senior: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningAdvanced in years; ('aged' is pronounced as two syllables).
Example "senior citizen"
Synonymsaged, elderly, older
Broaderold(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
Spanishanciano, mayor
Catalanancià, gran, més gran, vell
Nounssenioritythe property of being long-lived
English > senior: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation.
Broaderundergraduate, undergradA university student who has not yet received a first degree
English > senior: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is older than you are.
Synonymelder
Narrowerdean, doyenA man who is the senior member of a group
doyenneA woman who is the senior member of a group
Broaderadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward
Spanishmayor, señor
Catalangran, persona gran

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