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Meaning of SUPER

Pronunciation:  'soopur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
  2. [adv]  to an extreme degree; "the house was super clean for Mother's visit"
  3. [adj]  including more than a specified category; "a super experiment"
  4. [adj]  extremely large; "another super skyscraper"
  5. [adj]  (informal) of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
 

SUPER is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: ace, A-one, big, comprehensive, crack, extremely, first-rate, large, superintendent, superior, tiptop, topnotch, tops(p)
 
 See Also: caretaker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Su"per-\ [L. super over, above; akin to Gr. ?, L. sub
    under, and E. over. See {Over}, and cf. {Hyper-}, {Sub-},
    {Supra-}, {Sur-}.]
    1. A prefix signifying above, over, beyond, and hence often
       denoting in a superior position, in excess, over and
       above, in addition, exceedingly; as in superimpose,
       supersede, supernatural, superabundance.
    
    2. (Chem.) A prefix formerly much used to denote that the
       ingredient to the name of which it was prefixed was
       present in a large, or unusually large, proportion as
       compared with the other ingredients; as in calcium
       superphosphate. It has been superseded by per-, bi-, di-,
       acid, etc. (as peroxide, bicarbonate, disulphide, and acid
       sulphate), which retain the old meanings of super-, but
       with sharper definition. Cf. {Acid}, a., {Bi-}, {Di-}, and
       {Per-}.
    
    
  2. \Su"per\, n.
    A contraction of {Supernumerary}, in sense 2. [Theatrical
    Cant]
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

The successor to loglisp, based on lnf.

["New Generation Knowledge Processing: Final Report on the SUPER System", J Alan Robinson et al, CASE Center TR 8707, Syracuse U, 1987].

 

 

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