[ə'lɒft] or [ə'lɔft]


(adv.) in the higher atmosphere above the earth; 'weather conditions aloft are fine'.

(adv.) at or to great height; high up in or into the air; 'eagles were soaring aloft'; 'dust is whirled aloft'.

(adv.) upward; 'the good news sent her spirits aloft'.

(adv.) at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship; 'climbed aloft to unfurl the sail'.

Typed by Clint--From WordNet


(adv.) On high; in the air; high above the ground.

(adv.) In the top; at the mast head, or on the higher yards or rigging; overhead; hence (Fig. and Colloq.), in or to heaven.

(prep.) Above; on top of.

Edited by Alta

Synonyms and Synonymous

ad. Above, overhead, on high.

Checker: Ophelia


adv. on high: overhead: at a great height: (naut.) above the deck at the masthead: sometimes used as equivalent to aloof (Mad. D'Arblay).

Checker: Susie


Checker: Susie


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