adverb, preposition US UK /əˈbʌv/
In, at, or to a higher place / higher level.
In extended space over and not touching.
Example:- “her office above the gallery”
Part of English: Preposition or Adverb
Prepositions are words that show the relationship of one thing to another.
Example:- ‘a video camera drone above the festival crowd”
This shows the position of the drone in comparison/relation to the crowd.
Adverbs are parts of speech that add more description to a verb, adjective, another adverb, a phrase, a clause, or a sentence.
Example of ‘above’ as an adverb: The heavens showered blessings from above. ( Adverb)
Synonyms for above
According to the list of the 1000 most common English words 'above' is ranked at # 307 so this is definitely a word worth knowing how to use!
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