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above

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of above

  1. to or in a higher place <we eventually got used to the planes constantly flying above> Synonyms aloft, over, overhead Related Words skyward, upward (or upwards) Near Antonyms underneath Antonyms below, beneath, under




above

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of above

  1. a dwelling place of perfect happiness for the soul after death <in her dying days she was supposedly visited by an angel from above> Synonyms heaven, bliss, elysian fields, Elysium, empyrean, kingdom come, New Jerusalem, paradise, sky, Zion (also Sion)Related Words Beulah, glory, happy hunting ground, nirvana, promised land, Valhalla; afterlife, afterworld, hereafter, otherworldNear Antonyms inferno; limbo, purgatory; hades, netherworld, underworld; abyss, pitAntonyms Gehenna, hell, Pandemonium, perdition




above

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of above

  1. higher than <one minute our kite was above the telephone wires; the next minute it was tangled in them> Synonyms over Related Words atop Near Antonyms underneath Antonyms below, beneath, under





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