Definition of supra
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1.
LEM
suprā
1 supra
preposition (accusative)
  1. [of place] above, over
  2. [in the phrase supra caput] close, clinging, burdening, oppressing
  3. [of geographical position] above, beyond
  4. [figuratively] of time, before
  5. [of number] over, above, beyond, more than
  6. [of quality or degree] above, beyond, superior to
Abbreviations
suprā praep. with acc. 1 supra.

—Of place, above, over: exire supra terram: supra eum locum, Cs.: accubueram . . . et quidem supra me Atticus: saltu supra venabula fertur, V.: Lignum supra turba insilit, Ph.

—In the phrase, supra caput, close, clinging, burdening, oppressing: dux hostium supra caput est{*} i. e. pressing on us, S.: ecce supra caput homo levis, i. e. annoying: mihi supra caput adstitit imber, close around me, V.

—Of geographical position, above, beyond: supra Maeotīs paludes, Enn. ap. C.: supra Suessulam, L.

—Fig., of time, before: paulo supra hanc memoriam, Cs.: supra septingentesimum annum, L.

—Of number, over, above, beyond, more than: supra quattuor milia hominum, L.: trīs (cyathos) prohibet supra tangere, H.

—Of quality or degree, above, beyond, superior to: ratio supra hominem: potentia, quae supra leges se esse velit: Humanam supra formam, Ph.: modum, L.: vires, H.: morem, V.

— Prov.: Supra homines, supra ire deos pietate, i. e. to attain the highest degree, V.

—Besides, in addition to: ad rebellionem supra belli Latini metum, L.

—Of employment or office, over, in charge of: quos supra somnum habebat, watchers, Cu.
 
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