Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Superior"

The meaning of "Superior" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does If not superior mean?
A: Northrop's offering was equal to Lockheed's, and maybe even better.
Q: What does superior mean?
A: It can be used in many contexts:
- higher in rank
- better in quality (or just better than something in general)
- conceited or condescending
- further out or above (in anatomy)
Q: What does superior mean?
A: it means better than something or someone else.

Example sentences using "Superior"

Q: Please show me example sentences with superior to .
A: @alphafuu Thank you so much!
Q: Please show me example sentences with superior.
A: I talked to my superior about my promotion. (=higher in rank)

Synonyms of "Superior" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between superior and supervisor ?
A: Well , superior can be used as a noun and as an adjective.
For example when you say that “I think employees should obey their superiors’ orders” superior here means bosses or managers .
And you can use it as an adjective by saying “ I hate it when she acts superiorsuperior here means when someone thinks that they are in a higher rank or status.


A Supervisor means someone who directs or reviews the work of a person.
Ex: Children under 5 must be supervised at all times.

Superior is often used when describing someone who’s in higher rank at work. while a supervisor can be how you describe a teacher in charge of students’ exams.
Q: What is the difference between superior and advanced ?
A: Superior means best, or better than.

Advanced means ahead, or more difficult.

"His cookies are superior to mine."

"She is so good at math that she takes advanced classes."
Q: What is the difference between superior and boss ?
A: Superior=先輩
Boss=ボス

Translations of "Superior"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Técnico superior
A: Advanced technician
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? superior
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? superior
A: en qué sentido?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? superior
A: it's the same in English "superior."

Other questions about "Superior"

Q: When you speak Japanese, you have to choose how you speak according to who are you talking to.
I mean, if you are talking to your superiors, you should speak politely.
On the contrary, it wouldn't be natural if you use too polite wordings to your inferior ones.
This morning, I was watching a re-run of "Columbo," American detective TV series in Japanese dub.
In it, a murder suspect was calling Columbo "Columbo-kun."
"Kun" is a honorific used for addressing to those of junior status.
So that sounded odd to me.
Maybe, they are dubbing like that, because all suspects in "Combo" are always persons with high status who look down on Columbo.
I tentatively switch the sound to English, and this time, the suspect called Columbo the "lieutenant."
does this sound natural?
A: Natural.

Yeah, that's a really bad translation. Lieutenant is nothing like using くん. It shows honor rather than superiority. Though, since it's Columbo, it may make sense... who knows.
Q: Can I say "You were very helpful" to superiors like teachers or supervisors? Isn't it rude?
A: No, it isn't rude. You can say it. But you should say "You are helpful."
Q: superior 어떻게 발음하나요?
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