Senior
Senior Sen"ior, n. 1. A person who is older than another; one more advanced in life. [1913 Webster]

2. One older in office, or whose entrance upon office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade. [1913 Webster]

3. An aged person; an older. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Each village senior paused to scan, And speak the lovely caravan. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

4. 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. [1913 Webster]


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  • senior — [ senjɔr ] n. et adj. • 1884; mot angl., du lat. « plus âgé » → seigneur 1 ♦ Sportif plus âgé que les juniors et plus jeune que les vétérans. Catégorie senior. Joueurs seniors. 2 ♦ N. Personne âgée de plus de 50 ans; jeune retraité. « On essaie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Senior — Senior …   Википедия

  • Senior — rsp. senior (lat. ‚älter‘) steht für: einen älteren Menschen, siehe Senioren den Älteren bei gleichnamigen Personen, siehe Namenszusatz #Senior den älteren Teilhaber einer Firma, siehe Seniorpartner einen Zusatz zu einer Stellenbezeichnung einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sénior — es una palabra de origen latino que significa mayor . El término opuesto es junior. El DRAE recoge las formas con tilde y sin tilde de ambas palabras (senior y sénior, júnior y junior).[1] Puede referirse a: Contenido 1 En la actualidad …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sénior — Senior La définition de senior est liée à l’âge, mais ou commence la limite varie de façon subjective. Le mot « senior » peut être synonyme de personne âgée ou être antérieur en tranche d’âge. Un senior peut commencer à 50, 60, 70 ans… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sénior — 1. Voz procedente del comparativo latino senior (‘más viejo’), cuyo uso actual en español se ha revitalizado por influjo del inglés. En español debe escribirse con tilde por ser palabra llana terminada en consonante distinta de n o s (→ tilde2, 1 …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • senior — [sēn′yər] adj. [ME < L senior, compar. of senex, old: see SENATE] 1. of the greater age; older: written Sr. after the name of a father whose son has been given exactly the same name: opposed to JUNIOR 2. of higher rank or standing, or longer… …   English World dictionary

  • Senior — Sm älterer Geschäftspartner, älterer Mensch erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus dem Komparativ l. senior älter zu l. senex alt .    Ebenso nndl. senior, ne. senior, nfrz. senior, nnorw. senior; Senat. ✎ DF 4 (1978),… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • sénior — (plural seniors o senior seniors o senior) adjetivo 1. [Persona] que es mayor que otra de la misma familia y tiene su mismo nombre: J. Gutiérrez sénior firmará ejemplares de su libro de poemas mañana por la mañana …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Senior — Sen ior, a. [L. senior, compar. of senex, gen. senis, old. See {Sir}.] 1. More advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office; superior; as, senior member; senior counsel. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Senior — is Latin for elder. Senior can refer to: * A person of old age * A student in the last (usually fourth) year at a college or university * A student in the twelfth grade, in high school. Year 11 and 12 in Australia are called seniors * A suffix… …   Wikipedia

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