Associations to the word «Senior»


SENIOR, adjective. Older; superior
SENIOR, adjective. Higher in rank, dignity, or office.
SENIOR, adjective. (US) Of or pertaining to a student's final academic year at a high school (twelfth grade) or university.
SENIOR, noun. Someone seen as deserving respect or reverence because of their age. [from 14th c.]
SENIOR, noun. (obsolete) (Biblical) An elder or presbyter in the early Church. [14th-16th c.]
SENIOR, noun. Someone older than someone else (with possessive). [from 15th c.]
SENIOR, noun. (US) A final-year student at a high school or university. [from 17th c.]
SENIOR CAPTAIN, noun. (military) a military rank for a field officer above that of captain and below that of major
SENIOR CAPTAIN, noun. (military) a military rank for a naval officer above that of captain and below the admiral ranks or flag ranks
SENIOR CAPTAINS, noun. Plural of senior captain
SENIOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICER, noun. (US) (Navy) A non-commissioned officer in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, ranking above chief petty officer and below master chief petty officer.
SENIOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS, noun. Plural of senior chief petty officer
SENIOR CIRCUIT, proper noun. (baseball) The National League, the older of Major League Baseball's two leagues.
SENIOR CITIZEN, noun. An old person, variously considered to be a person over fifty, fifty-five, sixty, or sixty-five years of age.
SENIOR CITIZENS, noun. Plural of senior citizen
SENIOR COLONEL, noun. (military) a military rank for a field officer above that of colonel and below the general ranks or flag ranks
SENIOR COLONELS, noun. Plural of senior colonel
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, noun. (schools) An institution which provides secondary education, typically in grades 10, 11 and 12.
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of senior high school
SENIOR MOMENT, noun. (humorous) A brief interval of forgetfulness or inattention.
SENIOR MOMENTS, noun. Plural of senior moment
SENIOR NOTE, noun. (finance) A bond that takes priority for receit of principal and interest over other debt securities sold by the issuer in the event the issuer goes bankrupt.
SENIOR SCHOOL, noun. (schools) (UK) A secondary school
SENIOR SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of senior school
SENIOR STATUS, noun. (US) (legal) In the United States federal court system, a form of semi-retirement in which a judge continues to engage in judicial activities including the disposition of cases on a limited basis.
SENIOR SYNONYM, noun. (zoology) In zoological nomenclature, a name which describes the same taxon as one or more subsequently published names.
SENIOR SYNONYMS, noun. Plural of senior synonym
SENIOR THEATER, noun. A form of dramatic art in which older adults perform.

Dictionary definition

SENIOR, noun. An undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation.
SENIOR, noun. A person who is older than you are.
SENIOR, adjective. Older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service; "senior officer".
SENIOR, adjective. Used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college; "the senior prom".
SENIOR, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky