Definition: Above

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 2

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Lexical Information:

  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)

Related Glossary Definitions:

Above the relegation zone

Dictionary Definitions

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Similar Words (using 'abov' as word stem):

'abov' + Suffix

above, aboveboard, aboveground, abovementioned, aboves,