From Middle English. Compare Dutchbovenal (“above all”).
Above-all Sentence Examples
Remember that young children value their parents' opinions above all else.
But above all it lost touch with its subjects.
In his foreign policy Pericles differs from those statesmen of previous generations who sought above all the welfare of Greece as a whole.
de Tencin, but they are above all of interest in the picture they afford of the writer's own tenderness and fidelity.
There she became more and more Jansenist in opinion, and her piety and the remembrance of her influence during the disastrous days of the Fronde, and above all the love her brother, the great Conde, bore her, made her conspicuous.