from above

idiom

1
: from a higher place or position
It looks like a cross when viewed from above.
2
: from someone with greater power or authority
waiting for orders from above

Examples of from above in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Prepare to be dazzled from above when the soon-to-open Varso Tower — Warsaw’s highest viewing terrace will proudly dot the skyline while innovative food halls define the coolest neighborhoods. Kasia Dietz, Travel + Leisure, 15 July 2024 Here, Interstates 95, 295, 278, and 678 and the Hutchinson River Parkway come together, link up with various on- and off-ramps, and form a nexus that looks like a lopsided six-pointed star from above. Ian Frazier, The New Yorker, 15 July 2024 From these photos, astronomers found that the far side features fewer of the mare plains, or maria, that span the near side — as smooth and vast as oceans or seas when viewed from above and formed from flows of ancient lava. Sam Walters, Discover Magazine, 11 July 2024 Utah Sweeping drone view from above of the busy streets and freeways in and around Salt Lake City. Scott Cohn, CNBC, 11 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for from above 

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“From above.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/from%20above. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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