What does above and beyond mean?

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  1. above and beyond(Adverb)

    More than is expected or required.

  2. above and beyond(Preposition)

    Far more than


  1. Above and Beyond

    Above and Beyond is a 1952 war film about Lt. Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., the pilot of the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb. It stars Robert Taylor as Tibbets and features a love story with Eleanor Parker as his wife. James Whitmore plays security officer Major Bill Uanna. The story of the dropping of the atomic bomb is treated as a docudrama with an effort to recreate the training and operational aspects of the military units involved in the Hiroshima mission.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of above and beyond in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of above and beyond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephanie Corbin:

    He was a gentleman beyond anything, he was just so humble and kind. Anyone could’ve given us a ride, but … he was just so compassionate. He just went above and beyond.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    This is being blown up with no basis in law or in fact. That's fine, I get it -- this is being, in effect, used by the Republicans in the Congress. OK, but I want people to understand what the truth is, and the truth is, everything I did was permitted and I went above and beyond what was expected.

  3. Justin Miller:

    These are crimes. It's not something that you do in the line of duty. They are above and beyond the scope of what a police officer should be doing, if these officers saw Demetrius do what they did to him to someone else, they would immediately put him in jail and he'd be tried and convicted -- so, we want the same thing to happen to them.

  4. Clinton Foundation spokesman Craig Minassian:

    In addition to the more than 300,000 donors who are all listed on our website, posting these speeches is just another example of how our disclosure policies go above and beyond what's required of charities, this funding allows the foundation to effectively and efficiently use our resources to implement programs that are fighting HIV/AIDS and childhood obesity, increasing opportunity for women and girls, lifting people out of poverty and combating climate change.

  5. Sarah Palin:

    Our families couldn't be happier for Bristol and Dakota! We're honored to welcome Dakota into our family. He's an American hero and patriot whose service to our country -- like all his fellow Medal of Honor recipients -- has been above and beyond the call of duty; but even more important is he's a good and kind man who loves Bristol and Tripp, and is loved by them, yes, God working behind the scenes to turn beauty from ashes. Had tough circumstances in their lives not occurred, and had they reacted differently to those circumstances, they'd have never met.

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