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1    on top of or higher than; over  
the sky above the earth     
2    greater than in quantity or degree  
above average in weight     
3    superior to or prior to  
to place honour above wealth     
4    too honourable or high-minded for  
above petty gossiping     
5    too respected for; beyond  
above suspicion, above reproach     
6    too difficult to be understood by  
the talk was above me     
7    louder or higher than (other noise)  
I heard her call above the radio     
8    in preference to  
I love you above all others     
9    north of  
which town lies just above London?     
10    upstream from  
11    above all   most of all; especially  
12    above and beyond   in addition to  
13    above oneself   presumptuous or conceited  
14    in or to a higher place  
the sky above     
a    in a previous place (in something written)  
b    (in combination)  
the above-mentioned clause     
16    higher in rank or position  
17    in or concerned with heaven  
seek the things that are above     
18    the above   something that is above or previously mentioned  
19    mentioned or appearing in a previous place (in something written)  
     (Old English abufan, from a- on + bufan above)  

above board  
      adj   aboveboard when prenominal  
      adv   in the open; without dishonesty, concealment, or fraud  
rise above  
      vb   intr, prep   to overcome or be unaffected by (something mean or contemptible)  
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uppermost layer in Earth`s atmosphere; lies above the ionosphere and extends to the edge of interplanetary space
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
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