1 older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service; "senior officer" [ant: junior]
2 used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college; "the senior prom" [syn: senior(a), fourth-year]
3 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" [syn: aged, elderly, older]
1 an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
2 a person who is older than you are [syn: elder]
EtymologyComparative form, from Latin senex, old.
- Higher in rank within a publicly traded company or other organization.
- of or pertaining to a student's final academic year at a high school or university.
- an older person
- four years her senior
- a final-year student at a high school or university.
- Finnish: vanhempi
EtymologyFrom Latin senior "older"
Nounsenior (plural: seniors)
Adjectivesenior, senioris (comparative form of the adjective senex).
Senior is Latin for "elder."
Senior can refer to:
- A person of old age
- A student in the last (usually fourth) year at a college or university
- A suffix (name) for the elder of two or more people in the same family with the same given name, usually a parent or grandparent
- Nassau William Senior (1790-1864), an English economist
- Julio Ximenes Senior (1901-1975), a Brazilian scientist and Army general
senior in Danish: Senior
senior in German: Senior
senior in Spanish: Senior
senior in French: Senior
senior in Dutch: Senior
senior in Polish: Senior
senior in Portuguese: Sênior
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