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a·bove

above

 
pronunciation:
buhv
parts of speech:
adverb, preposition, adjective
part of speech: adverb
definition: at or to a higher place.
Hang one picture there and the other above.
antonyms:
below, beneath, under
similar words:
aloft
 
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: at or to a higher place than.
The plane is flying above the clouds.
 
antonyms:
below, beneath
definition 2: higher in rank, level, or quality than.
He is in the grade above me.
antonyms:
below, beneath, under
definition 3: not willing or able to lower one's standards for.
She is above tattling to the teacher.
antonyms:
beneath
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: appearing earlier in the same text.
The above paragraph is where we are given that information.
antonyms:
following