Definition of from above
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
Word by Word Definitions
: in the sky : overhead
: in or to heaven
: in or to a higher place
: in or to a higher place than : over
: upriver of
: superior to (as in rank, quality, or degree)
: something that is above
: a person whose name is written above
: a higher authority
: written or discussed higher on the same page or on a preceding page
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