°In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; — opposed to below or beneath.
Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing
; beyond; higher in measure or degree than; as, things above comprehension
mean actions; conduct above
Earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence
, in a foregoing
Above is often used further elliptically
as a noun by omitting the noun, where it is should be clear what is omitted.