supra

1 of 2

adverb

su·​pra ˈsü-prə How to pronounce supra (audio)
-ˌprä
: earlier in this writing : above

supra-

2 of 2

prefix

1
: super- sense 2a
supraorbital
2
: transcending
supranational

Word History

Etymology

Adverb

Latin

Prefix

Latin, from supra above, beyond, earlier; akin to Latin super over — more at over

First Known Use

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supra was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near supra

Cite this Entry

“Supra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supra. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

supra-

prefix
1
: super- 2a
suprarenal
2
: going beyond
supranational

Legal Definition

supra

adjective
su·​pra
ˈsü-prə
: earlier in this writing : above
in the discussion supra
used in books, articles, and cases to refer the reader to previous pages, sections, or footnotes of the text or previous citations of other works
see cases cited supra note 16
compare idem, infra

History and Etymology for supra

Latin

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