Meaning of "above" in Essential English Dictionary


adverb, preposition uk /əˈbʌv/

A1 in a higher position than something else:

Look on the shelf above your head.

A2 more than an amount or level:

This toy is for children aged four and above.

B1 higher on the page:

Please send the items to the address shown above.
above all

B1 most important of everything:

Above all, I’d like to thank my family.

(Definition of “above” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)