exceed, transcend, surpass(verb)
be greater in scope or size than some standard
"Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
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"
to pass beyond the limits of something.
to surpass something in intensity or power; to excel.
Origin: From transcender, transcendere, from trans + scandere; see scan; compare ascend, descend.
to rise above; to surmount; as, lights in the heavens transcending the region of the clouds
to pass over; to go beyond; to exceed
to surpass; to outgo; to excel; to exceed
to climb; to mount
to be transcendent; to excel
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of transcend in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of transcend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Transcend political correctness and strive for human righteousness.
I like her approach. She has solutions that are not necessarily political. She has ideas that transcend the political rhetoric.
To understand this fully, one must transcend from the duality of 'for' and 'against' into one organic unity which is without distinctions.
Bana's experiences and message transcend the headlines and pierce through the political noise and debates to remind us of the human cost of war and displacement.
Bayrou is the comparable scenario here, it's that promise to transcend the right/left flows in a system built on bipolar politics and the presidential election that is all important.
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