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Meaning of SENIOR

Pronunciation:  'seenyur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who is older than you are
  2. [n]  an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  3. [adj]  advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
  4. [adj]  older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service; "senior officer"

SENIOR is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: aged, elder, elder, elderly, higher-ranking, major(ip), old, older, precedential, ranking(a), sr., superior
 Antonyms: junior
 See Also: adult, dean, doyen, doyenne, grownup, undergrad, undergraduate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sen"ior\, a. [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis,
    old. See {Sir}.]
    1. More advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder;
       hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office;
       superior; as, senior member; senior counsel.
    2. Belonging to the final year of the regular course in
       American colleges, or in professional schools.
  2. \Sen"ior\, n.
    1. A person who is older than another; one more advanced in
    2. One older in office, or whose entrance upon office was
       anterior to that of another; one prior in grade.
    3. An aged person; an older. --Dryden.
             Each village senior paused to scan, And speak the
             lovely caravan.                       --Emerson.
    4. One in the fourth or final year of his collegiate course
       at an American college; -- originally called {senior
       sophister}; also, one in the last year of the course at a
       professional schools or at a seminary.