super-, supra-, sur-
(Latin: above, over; more than, excessive)
Sur- is a variation of super- developed through the French and shouldn't be confused with another assimilated sur- form that comes from sub- and means: "under, below, beneath".
In some words, super- is amplified to mean: "on top of; higher in rank or position than; superior to; greater in quality, amount, or degree than others of its kind".
2. A presentation of the substance of something in a condensed form; a concise repetition: Harry made a summary of what happened at the football game.
3. Performed speedily and without ceremony: The reporter's summary of the criminal case omitted its most important facts.
4. Etymology: from Latin summas, "highest".
2. A summary of something that has been said or written.
3. A total amount or aggregate of something.
4. The process of adding something up to find a total.
5. Etymology: from Modern Latin summationem, summatio, "an adding up" from Late Latin summatus and summare, "to sum up" from Latin summa with the use of the feminine of summus, "highest".
2. The greatest point of attainment or aspiration: the summit of one's ambition: Joe is now at the summit of his career as a salesman for his company.
3. A lavish state or degree.
4. The prominent level of diplomatic or other governmental officials: A meeting of nations was planned for the summit next week.
5. Etymology: from Latin summus, "highest".
The highest attainable good.
2. Informal, very large, great, or extreme.
3. Informal, a superintendent in an apartment or office building.
4. Informal, supernumerary.
5. In printing, a thin starched cotton mesh used to reinforce the spines and covers of books.
2. To abound beyond something else.
3. To be very abundant or too abundant (usually followed by in or with): "They were superabounding with trash and mud after the hurricane."
2. Too numerous, too abundant, or considerably more than is sufficient.
3. Above the normal amount or quantity; excess, surplus.