Synonyms for superlative

Synonyms for (noun) superlative

Synonyms: superlative, superlative degree

Definition: the superlative form of an adjective or adverb

Usage: `fastest' is the superlative of the adjective `fast'; `least famous' is the superlative degree of the adjective `famous'; `most surely' is the superlative of the adverb `surely'

Similar words: adjective

Definition: a word that expresses an attribute of something


Similar words: adverb

Definition: a word that modifies something other than a noun


Synonyms: superlative

Definition: an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)

Usage: the critics lavished superlatives on it

Similar words: congratulations, extolment, praise, kudos

Definition: an expression of approval and commendation

Usage: he always appreciated praise for his work


Synonyms: meridian, height, tiptop, top, summit, superlative, acme, pinnacle, peak, elevation

Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

Usage: his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty; the artist's gifts are at their acme; at the height of her career; the peak of perfection; summer was at its peak; ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame; the summit of his ambition; so many highest superlatives achieved by man; at the top of his profession

Similar words: level, stage, point, degree

Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms for (adjective) superlative

Synonyms: greatest, superlative, sterling

Definition: highest in quality

Similar words: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students