adverb: Upstairs: a table in the dining room above.
adverb: To a degree that is over zero: 15° above.
adverb: In or to a higher place.
adverb: In an earlier part of a given text: "The problems cited above have led to a number of suggestions for reform” ( Wharton Magazine).
adverb: In or to a higher rank or position: the ranks of major and above.
preposition: Over or higher than: a cool spring above the timberline.
preposition: Superior to in rank, position, or number; greater than: put principles above expediency.
preposition: Beyond the level or reach of: a shot that was heard above the music.
preposition: In preference to.
preposition: Too honorable to bend to: I am above petty intrigue.
preposition: More than: somewhat above normal temperature.
preposition: Upstream of: a dam positioned ten miles above the town.
preposition: North of: Minnesota is above Iowa.
noun: An earlier part of a given text: Refer to the above for that information.
noun: The person or persons already referred to in a text: The above hereby affix their signatures.
adjective: Appearing earlier in the same text: flaws in the above interpretation.
idiom: above all Over and above all other factors or considerations: Above all, tell the truth.
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Almost all are eagerly reaching forward to a station in life a little above what they can well afford, or struggling to do a business a little more extensive than they have capital or steady credit for; and thus they keep, all through life, _just above_ their means -- and just above, no matter by how small an excess, is inevitable misery.
Except a mineral be born "from above" -- from the Kingdom just _above_ it -- it cannot enter the Kingdom just above it.
Just below the ice, in cold such as the above, the sea was found to be 29 degrees _above_ zero.
In general the mercury will stand either above or below the neutral point; if _above_, a portion of the mercury must have left the cistern, and consequently must have