Translation of "above" - English-Spanish dictionary


adverb, preposition uk /əˈbʌv/ us /əˈbʌv/

A1 in a higher position than something else

(por) encima (de)
Look on the shelf above your head.

A2 more than an amount or level

más (de)
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

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

(Translation of “above” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


preposition /əˈbav/

in a higher position than

encima (de)
The picture was hanging above the fireplace.

greater than

por encima (de)
The child’s intelligence is above average.

too good for

por encima (de)
The police must always remain above suspicion.
above all

most importantly

sobre todo
He is strong, brave and, above all, honest.
above board adjective

open and honourable/honorable; not secret

His business dealings all appear to be above board.

(Translation of “above” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)