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Above

A`bove´
prep.1.In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; - opposed to below or beneath.
Fowl that may fly above the earth.
- Gen. i. 20.
2.Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing; beyond; higher in measure or degree than; as, things above comprehension; above mean actions; conduct above reproach.
I saw in the way a light from heaven above the brightness of the sun.
- Acts xxxvi. 13.
3.Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, above a hundred. (Passing into the adverbial sense. See Above, adv., 4.
above all
before every other consideration; chiefly; in preference to other things.
Over and above
besides; in addition to.
adv.1.In a higher place; overhead; into or from heaven; as, the clouds above.
2.Earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence, in a foregoing page.
3.Higher in rank or power; as, he appealed to the court above.
4.More than; as, above five hundred were present.
Adj.1.above - appearing earlier in the same text; "flaws in the above interpretation"
Adv.1.above - at an earlier place; "see above"
Synonyms: supra
Antonyms:
below - at a later place; "see below"
2.above - in or to a place that is higher
Antonyms:
at a lower place, below, beneath, to a lower place - in or to a place that is lower

ABOVE. Literally higher in place: But in law this word is sometimes used to designate the superior court, or one which may revise proceedings of an inferior court error, from such inferior jurisdiction. The court of error is called the court above; the court whose proceedings are to be examined is called the court below.
     2. By bail above, is understood bail to the action entered with the prothonotary or clerk, which is an appearance. See Bail above. The bail given to the Sheriff, in civil cases, when the defendant is arrested on bailable process, is called bail below; (q.v.) vide Below.

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