supra

[ soo-pruh ]
/ ˈsu prə /

adverb

above, especially when used in referring to parts of a text.
Compare infra.

Origin of supra

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin suprā (preposition) on top of, above, exceeding, (adv.) on top, higher up; akin to super-

Definition for supra (2 of 6)

supra-


a prefix meaning “above, over” (supraorbital) or “beyond the limits of, outside of” (supramolecular; suprasegmental).
Compare super-.

Origin of supra-

see origin at supra

Definition for supra (3 of 6)

loco supra citato

[ loh-koh soo-prah ki-tah-toh; English loh-koh soo-pruh sahy-tey-toh, si-tah-toh ]
/ ˈloʊ koʊ ˈsu prɑ kɪˈtɑ toʊ; English ˈloʊ koʊ ˈsu prə saɪˈteɪ toʊ, sɪˈtɑ toʊ /

adverb Latin.

Definition for supra (4 of 6)

ubi supra

[ oo-bee soo-prah; English yoo-bahy soo-pruh, -bee ]
/ ˈu bi ˈsu prɑ; English ˈyu baɪ ˈsu prə, -bi /

Latin.

See u.s.1.

Definition for supra (5 of 6)

vide supra

[ wee-de soo-prah; English vahy-dee soo-pruh, vee- ]
/ ˈwi dɛ ˈsu prɑ; English ˈvaɪ di ˈsu prə, ˈvi- /

Latin.

see above (used especially to refer a reader to parts of a text).

Definition for supra (6 of 6)

vide ut supra

[ wee-de oo t soo-prah; English vahy-dee uht soo-pruh, vee- ]
/ ˈwi dɛ ʊt ˈsu prɑ; English ˈvaɪ di ʌt ˈsu prə, ˈvi- /

Latin.

see as (stated) above (used especially to refer a reader to parts of a text).
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British Dictionary definitions for supra (1 of 3)

supra

/ (ˈsuːprə) /

adverb

above, esp referring to earlier parts of a book etc

Word Origin for supra

(sense 1) C15: from Latin; related to super-

British Dictionary definitions for supra (2 of 3)

supra-


prefix

over, above, beyond, or greater thansupranational; supramolecular

Word Origin for supra-

from Latin suprā above

British Dictionary definitions for supra (3 of 3)

ubi supra

/ Latin (ˈuːbɪ ˈsuːprɑː) /

where (mentioned or cited) above
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Medicine definitions for supra

supra-


pref.

Above; over; on top of:supracostal.
Greater than; transcending:supraliminal.
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