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Preposition
Physically over or on top of
“He placed his cabin luggage in the compartment above his seat.”
Preposition
Higher in grade, rank, status, or position
“The soldiers complied submissively to the orders of the Sergeant Major who was above them in rank.”
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(figuratively) Superior so as not to be subject to
“For democracy to work smoothly, voting systems have to be above suspicion.”
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Superior so as not to engage in a demeaning activity
“He refused to engage in trading insults as he felt he was above such infantile behavior.”
Preposition
In preference to
“He was an unemotional man who valued facts above feelings.”
Preposition
Surpassing in number or quantity
“The rival company offered him an attractive salary above his current remuneration.”
Preposition
Farther north than
“The tropical beach is located far above the Arctic Circle, at the island of Andøya in Vesterålen.”
Preposition
Late in relation to a given time
Preposition
Situated above or at the top of
Adverb
Directly overhead
“She heard a rustle in the wind as an eagle soared above.”
Adverb
(in printed text) Mentioned earlier or higher on the same page
“Take note of the facts stated above as they will be referenced regularly in this document.”
Adverb
Towards a higher place or position
Adverb
Greater than
Adverb
On the top of
Adverb
(rather than) Instead of, or in preference to
Adjective
(in printed text) Mentioned earlier or higher on the same page
more ❯
“The above graph illustrates that more gamers are playing Fornite than Call of Duty.”
Adjective
Being of advanced years in age
Adjective
On an upper floor
Adjective
Upon
Adjective
Situated above the level of the head
Noun
A paradisiacal place, typically where souls are believed to live after mortal death
more ❯
“I believe our late mother is looking down on us from above on this very day.”
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