1 higher, higher-ranking, higher-level, higher-class, higher-calibre, upper, upper-level, upper-class, loftier, nobler, better; of a higher order or status or standing, Colloq classier, tonier:
He was reported to his superior officer.
2 high-class, elevated, first-rate, distinguished, exceptional, excellent, preferred, choice, select, élitist, outstanding, superlative, matchless, unequalled, peerless, nonpareil, sterling, supreme, fine, noteworthy, notable, worthy, estimable:
Kenneth has had the benefit of a superior education.
1 ascendancy, pre-eminence, supremacy, leadership, lead, dominance, predominance, primacy, hegemony:
Her superiority in the field is unchallenged.
2 excellence, greatness, peerlessness, matchlessness, inimitability, superlativeness, prominence, eminence, importance, distinction, prestige, renown:
All commented on the superiority of Mark's contribution.