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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) /ə-bŭv/, IPA(key): /əˈbʌv/ * (US) IPA(key): /əˈbʌv/ * Rhymes: -ʌv

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _above_ (“above”), _aboven_, _abuven_, from Old English _ābufan_, _onbufan_ from _a_ (“on”) + _bufan_ (“over”), (akin to Icelandic _ofan_ (“above”), Middle Dutch _bōven_, Old Frisian _bova_, Middle High German _bobene_) from _bī_ (“by”) + _ufan_ (“over”); also cognate with Danish _oven_, Dutch _boven_, German _oben_, Swedish _ovan_, Old Saxon _oƀan_, Old High German _obana_. The preposition, adjective and the noun derive from the adverb.

From Middle English above (above), aboven, abuven, from Old English ābufan, onbufan from a (on) + bufan (over), (akin to Icelandic ofan (above), Middle Dutch bōven, Old Frisian bova, Middle High German bobene) from (by) + ufan (over); also cognate with Danish oven, Dutch boven, German oben, Swedish ovan, Old Saxon oƀan, Old High German obana.

The preposition, adjective and the noun derive from the adverb.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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English - Preposition

ABOVE * Physically over; on top of; worn on top of, as clothing. [First attested prior to 1150.] _He always put his coat on ABOVE his sweater._ * In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; — opposed to _below_ or _beneath_. [First attested prior to 1150.] * (Can we date this quote?) Translation of Genesis 2:20, Fowl that may fly ABOVE the earth. * Farther north than. [First attested prior to 1150.] _Idaho is ABOVE Utah._ * Rising; appearing out of reach height-wise. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] * Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing; higher in measure, degree, volume, or pitch, etc. than; out of reach; not exposed to; not likely to be affected by; incapable of negative actions or thoughts. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] _Even the chief of police is not ABOVE suspicion._ _He was aways ABOVE reproach._ _That's ABOVE my comprehension._ _to cut ABOVE average_ * (Can we date this quote?) Marlowe, Thy worth […] is actions ABOVE my gifts. * (Can we date this quote?) translation of Acts 36:13, I saw in the way a light from heaven ABOVE the brightness of the sun. * Higher in rank, status, or position. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] _to stand head and shoulders above the rest_ * In addition to; besides. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] _over and above_ _above and beyond the call of duty_ * Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, _above_ a hundred. [First attested around (1350 to 1470.)] * In preference to. * Too proud to stoop; averse to; disinclined; too honorable to give. _The owner was ABOVE taking more than a token salary._ * (theater) Upstage of. * Beyond; on the other side. USAGE NOTES * (surpassing in number or quantity): Passing into the adverbial sense. TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS * above all * above average * above one's bend * above the law * above the salt * over and above

above

  1. Physically over; on top of; worn on top of, as clothing. [First attested prior to 1150.]
    He always put his coat on above his sweater.
  2. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; — opposed to below or beneath. [First attested prior to 1150.]
  3. Farther north than. [First attested prior to 1150.]
    Idaho is above Utah.
  4. Rising; appearing out of reach height-wise. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
  5. Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing; higher in measure, degree, volume, or pitch, etc. than; out of reach; not exposed to; not likely to be affected by; incapable of negative actions or thoughts. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
    Even the chief of police is not above suspicion.
    He was aways above reproach.
    That's above my comprehension.
    to cut above average
  6. Higher in rank, status, or position. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
    to stand head and shoulders above the rest
  7. In addition to; besides. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
    over and above
    above and beyond the call of duty
  8. Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, above a hundred. [First attested around (1350 to 1470.)]
  9. In preference to.
  10. Too proud to stoop; averse to; disinclined; too honorable to give.
    The owner was above taking more than a token salary.
  11. (theater) Upstage of.
  12. Beyond; on the other side.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

ABOVE (_not comparable_) * Directly overhead; vertically on top of. [First attested prior to 1150.] * Higher in the same page; earlier in the order as far as writing products go. [First attested prior to 1150.] * (Can we date this quote?) Dryden That was said ABOVE. * Into or from heaven; in the sky. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] _He's in a better place now, floating free as the clouds_ ABOVE. * In a higher place; upstairs; farther upstream. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] * Higher in rank, power, or position. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] _He appealed to the court ABOVE._ * (archaic) In addition. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)] * More in number. [First attested around (1350 to 1470.)] * Above zero; above freezing. [First attested in the mid 20th century.] _It was a cold day at only 5 ABOVE._ * (biology) On the upper half or the dorsal surface of an animal. _The sparrow I saw was rufous ABOVE and off-white below._ DERIVED TERMS * "Above" is also used as the first part of a compound in the sense of _before_, _previously_; as, _above_-cited, _above_-described, _above_-mentioned, _above_-named, _above_-said, _above_-specified, _above_-written, _above_-given. TRANSLATIONS

above (not comparable)

  1. Directly overhead; vertically on top of. [First attested prior to 1150.]
  2. Higher in the same page; earlier in the order as far as writing products go. [First attested prior to 1150.]
  3. Into or from heaven; in the sky. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
    He's in a better place now, floating free as the clouds above.
  4. In a higher place; upstairs; farther upstream. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
  5. Higher in rank, power, or position. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
    He appealed to the court above.
  6. (archaic) In addition. [First attested around (1150 to 1350.)]
  7. More in number. [First attested around (1350 to 1470.)]
  8. Above zero; above freezing. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
    It was a cold day at only 5 above.
  9. (biology) On the upper half or the dorsal surface of an animal.
    The sparrow I saw was rufous above and off-white below.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

ABOVE (_not comparable_) * Of heaven; heavenly. [First attested around (1150 to 1350).] * Being located higher on the same page or on a preceding page. [First attested in the mid 18th century.] USAGE NOTES * ABOVE is often used elliptically as an adjective by omitting the word _said_, _mentioned_, _quoted_, or the like: * the ABOVE(-said) observations * the ABOVE(-cited) reference * the ABOVE(-quoted) articles TRANSLATIONS

above (not comparable)

  1. Of heaven; heavenly. [First attested around (1150 to 1350).]
  2. Being located higher on the same page or on a preceding page. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

ABOVE (_uncountable_) * Heaven. [First attested around (1150 to 1350).] * Something, especially a person's name in legal documents, that appears higher on the same page or on a preceding page. * Higher authority. USAGE NOTES * ABOVE is often used further elliptically as a noun by omitting the noun, where it is should be clear what is omitted. See the ABOVE. RELATED TERMS * abovesaid * aboves'd TRANSLATIONS

above (uncountable)

  1. Heaven. [First attested around (1150 to 1350).]
  2. Something, especially a person's name in legal documents, that appears higher on the same page or on a preceding page.
  3. Higher authority.

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  1. Above is often used further elliptically as a noun by omitting the noun, where it is should be clear what is omitted.
    See the above.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* Andrea Tyler and Vyvyan Evans, "The vertical axis", in _The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Meaning and Cognition_, Cambridge University Press, 2003, 0-521-81430 8 * Laurence Urdang (editor), _The Random House College Dictionary_ (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 4 * Elliott K. Dobbie, C. William Dunmore, Robert K. Barnhart, et al. (editors), _Chambers Dictionary of Etymology_ (Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, 2004 [1998], ISBN 0550142304), page 4



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