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  • n. The semantic relation between hypernyms; the quality of being hypernymous.

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  • n. the relation of being superordinate or belonging to a higher (more abstract) rank or class. Inverse of hyponymy.

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  • n. the semantic relation of being superordinate or belonging to a higher rank or class

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  • Weirdnet thinks that subordinates better stay in line of their heirarchy.

    October 10, 2008