be superior
index beat (defeat), outbalance, surpass, transcend

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • be superior in number — index predominate (outnumber) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • superior — ▪ I. superior su‧pe‧ri‧or 1 [suːˈpɪəriə ǁ sʊˈpɪriər] adjective 1. better in quality than other things of the same kind: • The agency lets superior apartments and houses to international companies. • Its products are seen as superior to many… …   Financial and business terms

  • superior — superiorly, adv. /seuh pear ee euhr, soo /, adj. 1. higher in station, rank, degree, importance, etc.: a superior officer. 2. above the average in excellence, merit, intelligence, etc.: superior math students. 3. of higher grade or quality:… …   Universalium

  • superior — 01. Peter charges more for painting a house than Donald, but he does a much [superior] job, so it s worth the extra cost. 02. The new television technology provides a much [superior] image, but at a substantially higher cost. 03. Freshly picked… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • superior — /səˈpɪəriə / (say suh pearreeuh), /su / (say sooh ) adjective 1. higher in station, rank, degree, or grade: a superior officer. 2. above the average in excellence, merit, intelligence, etc. 3. of higher grade or quality. 4. greater in quantity or …   Australian English dictionary

  • superior — su•pe•ri•or [[t]səˈpɪər i ər, sʊ [/t]] adj. 1) higher in station, rank, degree, etc 2) above the average in excellence, merit, intelligence, etc 3) of higher grade or quality 4) greater in quantity or amount 5) showing a consciousness or feeling… …   From formal English to slang

  • Superior orders — (often known as the Nuremberg defense or lawful orders) is a plea in a court of law that a soldier not be held guilty for actions which were ordered by a superior office.[1] The superior orders plea is similar to the doctrine of respondeat… …   Wikipedia

  • Superior — Superior, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 500 Housing Units (2000): 210 Land area (2000): 1.235471 sq. miles (3.199855 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007935 sq. miles (0.020551 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.243406 sq. miles (3.220406 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Superior canal dehiscence — Classification and external resources ICD 9 386.43 eMedicine ent/793 Superior canal dehiscence syndrome (S …   Wikipedia

  • Superior Orders — is, in essence, the plea that a soldier not be held guilty for crimes committed during the course of war due to the orders of a superior officer. [ See L.C. Green, Superior Orders in National and International Law , (A.W. Sijthoff International… …   Wikipedia

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