What does beyond mean?

Definitions for beyond
biˈɒnd, bɪˈyɒndbe·yond

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word beyond.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beyond(adverb)

    farther along in space or time or degree

    "through the valley and beyond"; "to the eighth grade but not beyond"; "will be influential in the 1990s and beyond"

  2. beyond(adverb)

    on the farther side from the observer

    "a pond with a hayfield beyond"

  3. beyond(adverb)

    in addition

    "agreed to provide essentials but nothing beyond"

Wiktionary

  1. beyond(Noun)

    The unknown.

  2. beyond(Noun)

    The hereafter.

  3. beyond(Adverb)

    Farther along or away.

  4. beyond(Adverb)

    In addition; more.

  5. beyond(Preposition)

    Further away than.

  6. beyond(Preposition)

    On the far side of.

  7. beyond(Preposition)

    Later than; after.

  8. beyond(Preposition)

    Greater than.

  9. beyond(Preposition)

    In addition to.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beyond

    on the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than

  2. Beyond

    at a place or time not yet reached; before

  3. Beyond

    past, out of the reach or sphere of; further than; greater than; as, the patient was beyond medical aid; beyond one's strength

  4. Beyond

    in a degree or amount exceeding or surpassing; proceeding to a greater degree than; above, as in dignity, excellence, or quality of any kind

  5. Beyond(adverb)

    further away; at a distance; yonder

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beyond

    be-yond′, prep. on the farther side of: farther onward than: out of reach of: past in time: above, superior to.—Beyond measure, excessively; Beyond seas, abroad; The back of beyond (De Quincey, &c.), a humorous phrase for any place a great way off; To be beyond one, to pass his comprehension; To go beyond, to surpass: to circumvent: (B., Shak.) to overreach. [A.S. begeondan—pfx. be-, and geond, across, beyond. See Yon.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beyond' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #926

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beyond' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1872

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beyond' in Adverbs Frequency: #387

How to pronounce beyond?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say beyond in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beyond in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beyond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of beyond in a Sentence

  1. Charles Miller:

    You can work beyond what you thought were your capabilities, if you have the drive and determination to do so, to be honest, I’m intimidated by the idea of zip lining…but I hope I’ll have the opportunity to try it one day.

  2. Homer:

    Look now how mortals are blaming the gods, for they say that evils come from us, but in fact they themselves have woes beyond their share because of their own follies.

  3. Buddha:

    Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.

  4. Carlos Ghosn:

    This' Japanese hostage justice' system extends well beyond my husband's case and should appall the French government.

  5. Adisorn Nuchdamrong:

    They must be of some value for the temple to keep them, but for what is beyond me.

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