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Definition of 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.
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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