Above in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Above

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.] | Physically over; on top of; worn on top of, as clothing. [first attested before 1150.]

Short Example Sentences for Above

  • 1. Tremblingly he presses above the star. 🔊
  • 2. An arrow had struck her just above the heart. 🔊
  • 3. He went out sulkily, and the wail above ceased. 🔊
  • 4. But perhaps, merely as a generalisation, the above may hold good. 🔊
  • 5. Here we were to leave Lake Palti and mount the pass that stood above our camp. 🔊
  • 6. With the above arrangement of the disks the solution is as below: Move G.c. 🔊

How to use Above in Sentences?

  • 1. Is there nothing in existence which rises above this passivity of the material world? 🔊
  • 2. I see it rising above all these, and planting itself in the radiant seat of truth. 🔊
  • 3. A comparison of the three forms given above will show clearly the advantage of the first. 🔊
  • 4. The second scheme of fatalism rises above the first in point of dignity and purity of character. 🔊
  • 5. Gray made a clutch at the gun above his head, but the next moment withdrew his hand. 🔊
  • 6. It simply declares the thing to be a contradiction, and as such, placed above all power. 🔊
  • 7. Sheet-lightning flickers above the mountain crests, painting everything white for an instant. 🔊
  • 8. At the end of this oval saloon, raised a few feet above the floor, stands a purple ottoman. 🔊
  • 9. The result is a scramble, an individual example of which I have tried above to describe. 🔊
  • 10. We would not place mathematics above God; much less would we place him below mathematics. 🔊
  • 11. It is of course equally correct to write the above as two sentences each, replacing the semicolons by periods. 🔊
  • 12. Even the naming of a high rate and the jingling of a bag of rupees in their faces would not make them raise the above figure. 🔊
  • 13. Gigantic perpendicular rocks rose up on each side of them, only above their heads shimmered a narrow streak of starry sky. 🔊
  • 14. Now when the whole is properly fitted together it will set inside that square and the star will rest directly above the hidden spring. 🔊
  • 15. Far to the north they could discern the golden towers of an immense palace rising high above a large and prosperous city. 🔊
  • 16. Aim at your man's leg; not at the knee, not above the knee; for those are dangerous spots. 🔊
  • 17. As we understand it, the very idea of liberty, as above set forth by the author, is a direct negative of his doctrine of necessity. 🔊
  • 18. The great winged Victory above the bookshelf showed back of the singer's dark head. 🔊
  • 19. The ripple of the sea, and the rustle of swaying palms, just stir the silence of the wave-washed terrace above the glassy straits. 🔊
  • 20. Like his brother, he was beardless; while a golden crown surmounted by a red cone shaped hat was perched above his rust coloured hair. 🔊
  • 21. The child assured me his mamma had been a beautiful player, but that no one ever opened her grand piano, which stood in a parlor above the street. 🔊
  • 22. These last words Banfi was obliged to roar out at the top of his voice to make himself heard above the ever-increasing din. 🔊
  • 23. The peak towering up in the blue air so far above its fellows was Rodwell's Peak. 🔊
  • 24. To say that God cannot work contradictions, is not to place a stoical fate, nor any other kind of fate, above him. 🔊
  • 25. I had my numbered ticket in my hand, and upon it my name, and I showed it to a man who was standing above at the top of the steep staircase. 🔊
  • 26. It certainly seems evident that if God hates sin above all things, and could easily prevent it, he would not permit it to appear in his dominions. 🔊
  • 27. Ridges and bastions of rock, above profound valleys, culminate in cloud-capped Indrapura, at a height of 12,000 feet. 🔊
  • 28. Apart from its triteness and emptiness, the paragraph above is weak because of the structure of its sentences, with their mechanical symmetry and sing-song. 🔊
  • 29. We have to be despised by somebody whom we regard as above us, or we are not happy; we have to have somebody to worship and envy, or we cannot be content. 🔊