above above  /ə ˈbəv/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an earlier section of a written text
  2. (adj) appearing earlier in the same text
  3. (adv) at an earlier place
  4. (adv) in or to a place that is higher

Usage(s):

  1. High above the earth, Kittinger studied a frontier that few men have seen.
  2. But oxygen neednt exist only in gaseous form above the ground.
  3. No one is above the law, and no one is beneath its protection.

News

  1. Google Perches Above $900, Netflix Back To Almost 80% Of 2011 Peak

    On Tuesday, the S&P 500 was able to break higher out of a wedge pattern and break a downtrend that has been in place since May 22. The index broke above the 1642-1648 level and now the question is whether we will extend above it.  The next resistance level to watch is 1658-1662 and then 1674, with the intraday high at 1687.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Oil climbs above $98 a barrel as traders await Fed's statement on monetary policy

    The price of oil rose above $98 Tuesday as traders awaited the latest word on both the Federal Reserve's monetary policy and U.S. oil supplies. Benchmark oil for July delivery rose 67 cents to close at $98.44 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Oil climbs above $98 ahead of Fed policy news

    The price of oil rose above $98 Tuesday as traders awaited the latest word on both the Federal Reserve's monetary policy and U.S. oil supplies. Benchmark oil for July delivery rose 67 cents to close at ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Miliband told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Obviously the sight of a mass murderer getting a hero's welcome in Tripoli is deeply upsetting, deeply distressing, above all for the 270 families who grieve every day for the loss of their loved ones 21...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "At the rate she's going, she certainly may catch me and Chris and Helen Wills Moody and who knows, maybe even Steffi," Navratilova said. "She's just head and shoulders above everybody else, and those are pretty broad shoulders she's got."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Martina Navratilova Source: The Associated Press

  3. "This was another opportunity for us to show Uruguay's intentions, to play as equals over and above our limitations," he told a news conference at Green Point Stadium.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: Reuters Canada

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