Above ( adverb , preposition )

(As an adverb)

Above ( adverb )

  1. In a higher position than.
  2. Over or higher than (something else) in the same plane.
  3. Higher in rank, power, or authority than.
  4. Superior to in some respect; outstripping.
  5. More than (a specified number or quantity).

Origin:

Derived from the old english word 'abufan' which means 'over, on, or upon'.

Examples:

  1. The bird flew above the trees.
  2. The picture was hanging above the fireplace.
  3. She was above his league.
  4. His salary was above average.
  5. He was above the age limit.

(As a preposition)

Above ( preposition )

  1. In a higher position than.
  2. Over or higher than (something else) in the same plane.
  3. Higher in rank, power, or authority than.
  4. Superior to in some respect; outstripping.
  5. More than (a specified number or quantity).

Origin:

Derived from the old english word 'abufan' which means 'over, on, or upon'.

Examples:

  1. The bird flew above the trees.
  2. The picture was hanging above the fireplace.
  3. She was above his league.
  4. His salary was above average.
  5. He was above the age limit.
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