The meadow is beyond the stream.
The definition of beyond is past, further than or outside of.
An example of beyond is a meadow than is farther away than the stream.
- on or to the far side of; farther on than; past: beyond the river
- farther on in time than; later than: beyond the visiting hours
- outside the reach, possibility, or understanding of: beyond help, beyond belief
- more or better than; exceeding; surpassing: a success beyond one's expectations
- in addition to: he had no experience beyond school training
Origin of beyondMiddle English biyonde from Old English begeondan from be, by + geond, yonder
- farther out; farther away
- in addition; besides
- whatever is beyond or far away
- whatever follows death; afterlifeoften the great beyond
- On the far side of; past: Just beyond the fence.
- Later than; after: beyond midnight.
- To a degree that is past the understanding, reach, or scope of: an evil beyond remedy.
- To a degree or amount greater than: rich beyond his wildest dreams.
- In addition to: asked for nothing beyond peace and quiet.
- Farther along or away.
- In addition; more: wanted her share but nothing beyond.
- That which is past or to a degree greater than knowledge or experience; the unknown: “Sputnik, the first satellite to enter the great beyond of space” ( Dale Russakoff )
- The world beyond death; the hereafter.
Origin of beyondMiddle English biyonde from Old English begeondan be by ; see by 1. geondan on the far side of ; see i- in Indo-European roots.
From Old English beġeondan.