Definition of Transcend

1. Verb. Be greater in scope or size than some standard. "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"

Exact synonyms: Exceed, Surpass
Specialized synonyms: Overgrow
Derivative terms: Transcendence, Transcendent, Transcendent



2. Verb. Be superior or better than some standard. "She topped her performance of last year"

Definition of Transcend

1. v. t. To rise above; to surmount; as, lights in the heavens transcending the region of the clouds.

2. v. i. To climb; to mount.

Definition of Transcend

1. Verb. (transitive) to pass beyond the limits of something. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to surpass something in intensity or power; to excel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transcend

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Transcend

transcardiacally
transcardial
transcardially
transcatheter
transcaucasia
transceive
transceived
transceiver
transceivers
transceives
transceiving
transcellular
transcellular fluids
transcellular transport
transcellular water
transcend (current term)
transcended
transcendence
transcendences
transcendencies
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transcendental
transcendental anatomy
transcendental critique
transcendental egos
transcendental function
transcendental functions
transcendental idealism
transcendental meditation

Literary usage of Transcend

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... is called Monism. though materialistic in its scope and tendency, professes to transcend the point of view of materialistic Monism and unite both matter ..."

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