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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Old English above, aboven, abuffe, Anglo-Saxon abufon; an (on) +

Preposition

above

  1. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; — opposed to below or beneath.
    Quotations
    • Fowl that may fly above the earth. — Genesis 2:20
  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.
    Quotations
    • Thy worth ... is actions above my gifts. — Marlowe
    • I saw in the way a light from heaven above the brightness of the sun. — Acts 36:13
  3. Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, above a hundred. (Passing into the adverbial sense. (See adverb #4 below)

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