Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A word that is more generic than a given word; One of greater rank or station or quality adj. - Of higher rank or status or value.

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun : "Child" is the superordinate of "girl" and "boy."
  • One thing the couples in these good marriages have in common is a vision of the marriage as a "superordinate" entity -- something that is separate from and larger than...
  • It became my superordinate goal to read every word that London had written.
  • Basically the superordinate power of the state and states in lives of „citizens. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.