What does transcend mean?

Definitions for transcend
trænˈsɛndtran·scend

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exceed, transcend, surpassverb

    be greater in scope or size than some standard

    "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. transcendverb

    to pass beyond the limits of something.

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

  2. transcendverb

    to surpass something in intensity or power; to excel.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transcendverb

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

  2. Transcendverb

    to pass over; to go beyond; to exceed

  3. Transcendverb

    to surpass; to outgo; to excel; to exceed

  4. Transcendverb

    to climb; to mount

  5. Transcendverb

    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.]

How to pronounce transcend?

How to say transcend in sign language?

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. Richard Painter:

    Scouting prepares Democratic and Republican [ boys ] alike to be loyal to their country, their values transcend political party, and patriotism is critical [ to them ], they have an American flag on their sleeve, not a picture of President Trump.

  2. Václav Havel:

    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.

  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. Steve Maraboli:

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

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of transcend

  1. transcendtranscendtranscendtranscendtranscend

Popularity rank by frequency of use

transcend#10000#18970#100000

Translations for transcend

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for transcend »

Translation

Find a translation for the transcend definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these transcend definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "transcend." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 27 Oct. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/transcend>.

    Are we missing a good definition for transcend? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    • A. obligate
    • B. interrupt
    • C. carry
    • D. adventure

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for transcend: