Definition of super
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Orthography ID = 1016010
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LEM
super
1 super
preposition (accusative)
  1. [of place] over, above, on the top of, upon, on
  2. [of place] above, beyond
  3. [of time] during, at
  4. [of measure] over, above, beyond, in addition to
  5. [figuratively] of official position, over, in charge of
  6. [in the phrase, super omnia] above all, before all
Abbreviations
super praep. with acc. and abl. 1 super. I. With abl., of place, over, above, upon, on: lateres, qui super musculo struantur, Cs.: ensis cui super Cervice pendet, H.: super Pindo, H.: requiescere Fronde super viridi, V.

—Of time, during, in, at: Nocte super mediā, V.: rixa super mero Debellata, H.

—Of relation, upon, about, of, concerning, respecting: hac super re scribere: litteras super tantā re exspectare, L.: super tali causā missi, N.: super arvorum cultu, V.: Mitte civilīs super Urbe curas, H.: decreta super iugandis Feminis, H.: super tali scelere suspectus, S.

—Over and above, besides, beyond: Hortus fons, Et paulum silvae super his, H.

—II. With acc., of place, over, above, on the top of, upon, on: super terrae tumulum noluit quid statui: super lateres coria inducuntur, Cs.: super vallum praecipitari, S.: aqua super montium iuga concreta, L.: aquila super carpentum volitans, L.: Collis erat, collemque super planissima Area, O.: vestis super genua est, Cu.

—Of place, above, beyond: Nomentanus erat super ipsum, Porcius infra, above him (at table), H.: super Numidiam Gaetulos accepimus, beyond Numidia, S.: super Sunium navigans, L.

—Of time, during, at: super vinum et epulas, Cu.

—Of measure, over, above, beyond, in addition to: quod alii super alios legati venirent, i. e. in succession, L.: seniores super sexaginta annos, L.: super solitos honores, L.: super LX milia, more than, Ta.

—Fig., of official position, over, in charge of: super armamentarium positus, Cu.

—In the phrase, super omnia, above all, before all: aetas et forma et super omnia Romanum nomen, L.: super omnia voltūs Accessere boni, O.
 
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