Part of speech: adverb

Vertically up; overhead; on the upper side.

Part of speech: preposition

Vertically over; upon; in excess of; superior to; beyond; free from.

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Usage examples "above":

  1. " And above all, don't tell me. - "Alias The Lone Wolf", Louis Joseph Vance.
  2. This will not keep above five or six weeks, but it is very fine drink. - "The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened", Kenelm Digby.
  3. The Presence in the room above seemed to have changed everything. - "Mrs. Red Pepper", Grace S. Richmond.