What does senior mean?

Definitions for senior
ˈsin yərse·nior

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word senior.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. senior(noun)

    an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation

  2. elder, senior(adj)

    a person who is older than you are

  3. senior(adj)

    older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service

    "senior officer"

  4. senior(a), fourth-year(adj)

    used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college

    "the senior prom"

  5. aged, elderly, older, senior(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. senior(Noun)

    Someone seen as deserving respect or reverence because of their age.

    Etymology: From senior, comparative form of senex; see senate.

  2. senior(Noun)

    An elder or presbyter in the early Church.

    Etymology: From senior, comparative form of senex; see senate.

  3. senior(Noun)

    Someone older than someone else (with possessive).

    He was four years her senior.

    Etymology: From senior, comparative form of senex; see senate.

  4. senior(Noun)

    A final-year student at a high school or university.

    Etymology: From senior, comparative form of senex; see senate.

  5. senior(Adjective)

    Older; superior

    Etymology: From senior, comparative form of senex; see senate.

  6. senior(Adjective)

    Higher in rank within a publicly traded company or other organization.

    Etymology: From senior, comparative form of senex; see senate.

  7. senior(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to a student's final academic year at a high school (twelfth grade) or university.

    Etymology: From senior, comparative form of senex; see senate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Senior(adj)

    more advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office; superior; as, senior member; senior counsel

    Etymology: [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See Sir.]

  2. Senior(adj)

    belonging to the final year of the regular course in American colleges, or in professional schools

    Etymology: [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See Sir.]

  3. Senior(noun)

    a person who is older than another; one more advanced in life

    Etymology: [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See Sir.]

  4. Senior(noun)

    one older in office, or whose entrance upon office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade

    Etymology: [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See Sir.]

  5. Senior(noun)

    an aged person; an older

    Etymology: [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See Sir.]

  6. Senior(noun)

    one in the fourth or final year of his collegiate course at an American college; -- originally called senior sophister; also, one in the last year of the course at a professional schools or at a seminary

    Etymology: [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See Sir.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Senior

    sēn′yor, adj. elder: older in office.—n. one older than another, the elder of two persons in one family bearing the same name: one older in office: an aged person: one of the older fellows of a college, a student in the fourth year of the curriculum.—v.i. Sē′niorise, to lord it over.—n. Sēnior′ity, priority of birth, or of service: a body of seniors—also Sē′niory (Shak.). [L., comp. of senex.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'senior' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1210

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'senior' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2195

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'senior' in Adjectives Frequency: #150

How to pronounce senior?

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How to say senior in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of senior in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of senior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of senior in a Sentence

  1. Whitney Tilson:

    In the past week, I've received information that leads me to believe that senior management of Lumber Liquidators wasn't aware that the company was selling Chinese-made laminate that had high levels of formaldehyde.

  2. James Scott:

    Most IoT devices that lack security by design simply pass the security responsibility to the consumer, thus, treating the customers as techno-crash test dummies. James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology

  3. The VA spokesman:

    Ms. Rubens is one of VBA’s most experienced and highly skilled senior leaders, having led the operations of VBA’s entire field organization for many years, in filling the position of the Director of the Philadelphia Regional Office, VA recognized that its very best leader was needed to address the complex challenges and issues faced by the office and its employees.

  4. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani:

    In the negotiations, we will not accept imposition, humiliation and the continuation of sanctions, like all of the days of the history of this revolution, the government desires the support of the people and especially the support of the people of Qom, the seminary and the senior clerics.

  5. Todd Hamilton:

    Someone like Langer is playing real well, he had a fantastic time on the U.S. Senior Tour last season. This year hasn't been quite as good only because it was so good last year and it was hard to back that up.

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