AskDefine | Define senior

Dictionary Definition

senior adj
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]

Noun

1 an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
2 a person who is older than you are [syn: elder]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Comparative form, from Latin senex, old.

Adjective

  1. older
  2. Higher in rank within a publicly traded company or other organization.
  3. of or pertaining to a student's final academic year at a high school or university.

Noun

  1. an older person
    four years her senior
  2. a final-year student at a high school or university.

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Interlingua

Etymology

From Latin senior "older"

Adjective

senior
  1. older

Noun

senior (plural: seniors)
  1. lord

Latin

Adjective

senior, senioris (comparative form of the adjective senex).
  1. older, elder

Related terms

Extensive Definition

Senior is Latin for "elder."
Senior can refer to:

See also

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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