Definitions for transcend
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word transcend.
exceed, transcend, surpassverb
be greater in scope or size than some standard
"Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, topverb
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.
Etymology: From transcender, transcendere, from trans + scandere; see scan; compare ascend, descend.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: transcendo, Latin.
It is a dangerous opinion to such popes, as shall transcend their limits and become tyrannical. Francis Bacon.
To judge herself, she must herself transcend,
As greater circles comprehend the less. Davies.
This glorious piece transcends what he could think;
So much his blood is nobler than his ink. Edmund Waller.
These are they
Deserve their greatness and unenvy’d stand,
Since what they act transcends what they command. John Denham.
High though her wit, yet humble was her mind,
As if she cou’d not, or she wou’d not find,
How much her worth transcended all her kind. Dryden.
Make disquisition whether these unusual lights be meteorological impressions not transcending the upper region, or whether to be ranked among celestial bodies. James Howell.
To climb. Not in use.
To conclude, because things do not easily sink, they do not drown at all, the fallacy is a frequent addition in human expressions, which often give distinct accounts of proximity, and transcend from one unto another. Brown.
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
I can't defeat anyone except my past and transcend to be better.
The role of the writer is not simply to arrange Being according to his own lights; he must also serve as a medium to Being and remain open to its often unfathomable dictates. This is the only way the work can transcend its creator and radiate its meaning further than the author himself can see or perceive.
They need to break the silence and take a place at the table in society, we are using beauty to transcend the ugliness of the situation.
Your life is your responsibility. Nurture it with the right ingredients and change it for better every moment. You and only you can break it or make it. Transform, transcend, metamorphosize, MickeyMize.
And yet, as angels in some brighter dreams Call to the soul when man doth sleep, So some strange thoughts transcend our wonted themes, And into glory peep.
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- فراتر ازPersian
- превышать, переступать, пределы, превосходитьRussian
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