Definitions for transcendtrænˈsɛnd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word transcend

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exceed, transcend, surpass(verb)

    be greater in scope or size than some standard

    "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"

  2. exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top(verb)

    be superior or better than some standard

    "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"

Wiktionary

  1. transcend(Verb)

    to pass beyond the limits of something.

  2. transcend(Verb)

    to surpass something in intensity or power; to excel.

  3. Origin: From transcender, transcendere, from trans + scandere; see scan; compare ascend, descend.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transcend(verb)

    to rise above; to surmount; as, lights in the heavens transcending the region of the clouds

  2. Transcend(verb)

    to pass over; to go beyond; to exceed

  3. Transcend(verb)

    to surpass; to outgo; to excel; to exceed

  4. Transcend(verb)

    to climb; to mount

  5. Transcend(verb)

    to be transcendent; to excel

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Transcend

    tran-send′, v.t. to rise above: to surmount: to surpass: to exceed.—ns. Transcen′dence, Transcen′dency.—adjs. Transcen′dent, transcending: superior or supreme in excellence: surpassing others: as applicable to being, relating to the absolute, transcending all limitation—as applicable to knowledge, pertaining to what transcends experience, being given à priori: beyond human knowledge: abstrusely speculative, fantastic; Transcenden′tal, transcending: supereminent, surpassing others: concerned with what is independent of experience: vague.—v.t. Transcenden′talise.—ns. Transcenden′talism, the investigation of what is à priori in human knowledge, or independent of experience: that which is vague and illusive in philosophy: the American reaction against Puritan prejudices, humdrum orthodoxy, old-fashioned metaphysics, materialistic philistinism, and materialism—best associated with the name of R. W. Emerson (1803-82); Transcenden′talist.—advs. Transcenden′tally; Transcen′dently.—n. Transcen′dentness. [L. trans, beyond, scandĕre, to climb.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transcend in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transcend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel:

    It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.

  2. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Works from the soul transcend works from the mind.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    I can't defeat anyone except my past and transcend to be better.

  4. Anthony D'Angelo:

    Transcend political correctness and strive for human righteousness.

  5. Steve Maraboli:

    We must transcend the illusion that money or power has any bearing on our worthiness as children of God"

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