Synonyms of upper in English:

upper


See US English definition of upper

See UK English definition of upper

See Spanish definition of superior

adjective

1‘he made his way to the upper floor’

SYNONYMS
higher, further-up, loftier
overlying, superior
top
ANTONYMS

lower

2‘the upper echelons of the party’

SYNONYMS
senior, superior, higher-level, higher-ranking, highest-ranking, top, chief, more important, most important, elevated, eminent, high-status
ANTONYMS

junior, inferior


Phrases

    the upper hand

    ‘I decided to gain the upper hand by launching a surprise attack’


    SYNONYMS
    an advantage, a commanding position, an edge, the edge, the whip hand, a lead, a head start, ascendancy, superiority, supremacy, sway, control, predominance, power, mastery, dominance, command
    rare prepotence, prepotency, paramountcy, prepollency