1. Greater in degree, rank or position.
  2. (logic) The relation of a universal proposition to a specific proposition of the same form with the universal quantified variable replaced by a specific instance.
  3. (linguistics, of a word or phrase) hypernymic
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superordinate (plural superordinates)

  1. That which is superordinate.
  2. (linguistics) A hypernym.
Synonyms Verb

superordinate (superordinates, present participle superordinating; past and past participle superordinated)

  1. (transitive) To cause to be superordinate.

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