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senior

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of senior




senior

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of senior

  1. 1 one who is older than another <since the man next door is my senior by a number of years, I always address him as “Mr. Barton”> Synonyms elder Related Words ancestor, forerunner, predecessor Near Antonyms contemporary, peer; descendant (also descendent), successor Antonyms junior

  2. 2 one who is above another in rank, station, or office <the young attorney benefited from the mentorship of one of his seniors at the firm> Synonyms better, elder, superiorRelated Words boss, chief, head, leader, masterNear Antonyms assistant, deputyAntonyms inferior, subordinate, underling

  3. 3 the senior member of a group <when he retires, she will be the senior on the faculty> Synonyms doyen, elder, elder statesman, éminence grise, nestor, deanRelated Words better, superior; old hand, old-timer, vet, veteranNear Antonyms doyenne; inferior, subordinate, underling; beginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyroAntonyms baby, junior

  4. 4 a person of advanced years <weekday movie matinees are often popular with seniors> Synonyms ancient, elder, geriatric, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior citizenRelated Words gaffer, graybeard, patriarch, whitebeard; beldam (or beldame), dowager, grandam (or grandame); adult, grown-up; dotardNear Antonyms adolescent, minor; child, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy)Antonyms youngster, youth




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