What is the meaning of Above?

Physically over; on top of; worn on top of, said of clothing.

In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface.

Farther north than.

Rising; appearing out of reach height-wise.

Higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing; higher in measure, degree, volume, or pitch, etc. than; out of reach; not exposed to; not likely to be affected by; incapable of negative actions or thoughts.

Higher in rank, status, or position.

In addition to; besides.

Surpassing in number or quantity; more than.

In preference to.

Too proud to stoop to; averse to; disinclined towards;

Beyond; on the other side.

Upstage of.

Directly overhead; vertically on top of.

Higher in the same page; earlier in the order as far as writing products go.

Into or from heaven; in the sky.

In a higher place; upstairs; farther upstream.

Higher in rank, power, or position.

In addition.

More in number.

Above zero; above freezing.

On the upper half or the dorsal surface of an animal.

Of heaven; heavenly.

Being located higher on the same page or on a preceding page.


Something, especially a person's name in legal documents, that appears higher on the same page or on a preceding page.

Higher authority.

betterment, raised status or condition.

Source: wiktionary.org