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Definition of Above

Above

  1. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; -- opposed to below or beneath.
  2. Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing; beyond; higher in measure or degree than; as, things above comprehension; above mean actions; conduct above reproach.
  3. Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, above a hundred. (Passing into the adverbial sense. See Above, adv., 4.)
  4. In a higher place; overhead; into or from heaven; as, the clouds above.
  5. Earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence, in a foregoing page.
  6. Higher in rank or power; as, he appealed to the court above.
  7. More than; as, above five hundred were present.

Above Quotations

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you. - Walter Winchell
Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.
Walter Winchell

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams.
Donovan Bailey

Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me. - Immanuel Kant
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
Immanuel Kant

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water. - Sigmund Freud
The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
Sigmund Freud

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Above Translations

above in Afrikaans is oor, bogenoemd, bo, hierbo
above in Danish is opad, oven
above in Dutch is benoorden, ten noorden van
above in Latin is supra, super, superne, supernus
above in Portuguese is sobre, acima
above in Spanish is arriba, arribapor
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