from The Century Dictionary.
- Older; elder: when following a personal name, as John Smith, senior (usually abbreviated Sr. or Sen.), it denotes the older of two persons in one family or community of that name.
- 2. Older in office or service: as, a senior judge, colonel, etc.
- 3. Belonging or pertaining to the fourth or last year of the curriculum of an American college, seminary, or other institution: as, the senior class.
- noun A person who is older than another; one more advanced in life; an elder.
- noun One who is older in office or service, or whose first entrance upon such office or service was anterior to that of another.
- noun 3. An aged person; one of the older inhabitants.
- noun In the universities of England, one of the older fellows of a college. See
- noun In the United States, a student in the fourth year of the curriculum in colleges or seminaries; also, one in the last or most advanced year in certain professional schools; by extension, a student in the most advanced class in various institutions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A person who is older than another; one more advanced in life.
- noun One older in office, or whose entrance upon office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade.
- noun An aged person; an older.
- 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.
- adjective More advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office; superior.
- adjective Belonging to the final year of the regular course in American colleges, or in professional schools.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Higher in rank within a publicly traded company or other organization.
- adjective of or pertaining to a student's final academic year at a high school (
twelfth grade) or university.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
- adjective older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service
- adjective advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
- adjective used of the fourth and final year in United States high school or college
- noun a person who is older than you are
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From Latin senior ("older"), comparative form of senex ("old"); see senate.
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