of higher degree in condition or rank.
Logic. (of a universal proposition) related to a particular proposition of the same quality and containing the same terms in the same order.
a superordinate person or thing.
Linguistics. a term that denotes a general class under which a set of subcategories is subsumed: “Child” is the superordinate of “girl” and “boy.”: Compare hyponym.
to elevate to superordinate position.
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British Dictionary definitions for superordinate
of higher status or condition
(tr) rare to make superordinate
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