Definition of above:
in or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; Ã¢â‚¬â€ opposed to below or beneath; 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
in a higher place; overhead
; into or from heaven; earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence, in a foregoing
"he's in a better place now, floating free as the clouds above."
above is often used elliptical
ly as an adjective by omit
ting the word said, mentioned, quoted, or the like:
"the above(-said) observations"
above is often used further elliptical
ly as a noun by omitting the noun, where it is should be clear what is omitted
"see the above."