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Physically over or on top of
“He placed his cabin luggage in the compartment above his seat.”
Higher in grade, rank, status, or position
“The soldiers complied submissively to the orders of the Sergeant Major who was above them in rank.”
(figuratively) Superior so as not to be subject to
“For democracy to work smoothly, voting systems have to be above suspicion.”
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.”
In preference to
“He was an unemotional man who valued facts above feelings.”
Surpassing in number or quantity
“The rival company offered him an attractive salary above his current remuneration.”
Directly overhead
“She heard a rustle in the wind as an eagle soared above.”
(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.”
(in printed text) Mentioned earlier or higher on the same page
“The above graph illustrates that more gamers are playing Fornite than Call of Duty.”
A paradisaical place where souls live after mortal death
“I believe our late mother is looking down on us from above on this very day.”
Farther north than
“The tropical beach is located far above the Arctic Circle, at the island of Andøya in Vesterålen.”
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