senior - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    with a high rank or position
    1. a.
      with a rank or position that is higher than someone else’s
      senior to:

      There are only two posts that are senior to mine.

  2. 2
    [only before noun] older

    Only senior students can leave the premises at lunchtime.

    1. b.


      mainly American used after someone’s name to refer to the older of two people with the same name in the same family

      the career of Douglas Fairbanks Senior