What does transcend mean?

Definitions for transcend
trænˈsɛndtran·scend

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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.

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

  2. transcend(Verb)

    to surpass something in intensity or power; to excel.

    Etymology: 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.]

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How to say transcend in sign language?

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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

Examples of transcend in a Sentence

  1. Banani Ray:

    Meditation is cultivating the potential to transcend your limited self, limited beliefs and limited existence. It is stepping into the exciting territory of limitlessness.

  2. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Works from the soul transcend works from the mind.

  3. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Since eternity, mankind has denied what was to be deeply understood and transformed, all the emotions that were primal in one's progress in higher consciousness, was subjugated, condemned so deeply that we are still struck with basic human body, making it impossible to transcend towards self-realization. All forms of art are just devices to go within, from outer to inner journey.”

  4. Cometan:

    Some actions transcend across all borders.

  5. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    Do you know who you truly are? Or are you from the Truth afar? If the Truth you must find... first, you must Transcend the Mind.

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