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See definition of elite on Dictionary.com
  • adj.best, first-class
  • nounhigh-class persons

synonyms for elite

  • exclusive
  • choice
  • cool
  • crack
  • elect
  • noble
  • pick
  • super
  • top
  • aristocratic
  • gilt-edged
  • greatest
  • out of sight
  • out of this world
  • selected
  • tip-top
  • top drawer
  • top-notch
  • topflight
  • upper-class
  • world-class
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antonyms for elite

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  • bad
  • inferior
  • poor
  • second-rate
  • common
  • lower
  • lower-class
  • ordinary
  • worst
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How to use elite in a sentence

The program’s detractors argue that the initiative is little more than a handout to wealthy elites.
OPPORTUNITY ZONES HAVEN’T FULLY REACHED THEIR POTENTIAL, BUT DON’T WRITE THEM OFF YETJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
An annual rite of recent autumns has been to wonder whether Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers truly belongs among the game’s elite signal-callers anymore.
AARON RODGERS IS PLAYING LIKE AARON RODGERS AGAINNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Researchers have suggested that these structures were places for ritual ceremonies, houses of social elites or protection from attackers.
DRONES FIND SIGNS OF A NATIVE AMERICAN ‘GREAT SETTLEMENT’ BENEATH A KANSAS PASTUREBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
We want to make elite personalized coaching accessible to all.
MUSTARD RAISES $1.7M TO IMPROVE ATHLETIC MECHANICS WITH AIBRIAN HEATERSEPTEMBER 4, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Sure, there are those moments in elite sports when the ball bounces off the post and off a defender’s foot into the goal, but still, luck is not supernatural.
‘THE DREAM ARCHITECTS’: INSIDE THE MAKING OF GAMING’S BIGGEST FRANCHISESRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Many on the left dislike it because it encourages “elite” CEOs to arrogate the role of government.
STAKEHOLDER CAPITALISM ISN’T A CHOICEALAN MURRAYAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
Nicole Galloway talks about the political elites, the ones who profit at the expense of Missouri families, as “millions of your taxpayer dollars are given away, wasted or stolen each year.”
FROM SOCCER-MOM AUDITOR TO MISSOURI GOVERNOR?NICK FOURIEZOSAUGUST 6, 2020OZY
It’s one of the elite neighborhoods in the city with lots of large elegant homes.
DENVER: WHERE THE QUEER COMMUNITY IS A MILE HIGHLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 14, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Science denial is an expression of identity – usually in the face of perceived threats to the social and economic status quo – and it typically manifests in response to elite messaging.
CORONAVIRUS RESPONSES HIGHLIGHT HOW HUMANS ARE HARDWIRED TO DISMISS FACTS THAT DON’T FIT THEIR WORLDVIEWLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 2, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Despite some criticism of the strike as an elite initiative accessible only to those who can afford to stay home from work, pictures circulated online of half-empty classrooms, subways and streets across the nation.
MEXICO’S OTHER EPIDEMIC: MURDERED WOMENLGBTQ-EDITORMAY 30, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO ELITE

  • aristocracy
  • beau monde
  • beautiful people
  • cream of society
  • crème de la crème
  • cultured class
  • elite
  • haut monde
  • high life
  • high society
  • in group
  • jet set
  • privileged class
  • smart set
  • society
  • the Four Hundred
  • the privileged
  • upper crust
  • upper echelon
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