Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms, Examples and Famous Quotes of above in English
UK /əˈbʌv /
US /əˈbʌv /
In extended space over and not touching.
"A display of fireworks above the town"
At a higher level or layer than.
"Bruises above both eyes"
Higher than (a specified amount, rate, or norm).
"Above sea level"
At a higher level or layer.
"Place a quantity of mud in a jar with water above"
In or to a higher position than something else
"There's a mirror above the sink."
(in writing) at an earlier place
In or to a place that is higher
An earlier section of a written text
"For instructions refer to the above"
Type of (2)
Appearing earlier in the same text
"Flaws in the above interpretation"
Similar to (1)
"There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit."
"I believe in it, and I trust it too and treasure it above everything, the personal, the personal, the personal! I put my faith in it not only as the source, the ground of meaning in art, in life, but as the meaning itself."
"And above all you ought to guard against leading an army to fight which is afraid or which is not confident of victory. For the greatest sign of an impending loss is when one does not believe one can win."
"Place the team above yourself always."
"I think just the above things. I think I wanted to learn from both cultures. So, I think the music is a little more reflective of the... Catholic culture but the theology, obviously, is much more Reformational."