Beyond Definition

bē-ŏnd, bĭ-yŏnd
preposition
On or to the far side of; farther on than; past.
Beyond the river.
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Farther on in time than; later than.
Beyond the visiting hours.
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Outside the reach, possibility, or understanding of.
Beyond help, beyond belief.
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More or better than; exceeding; surpassing.
A success beyond one's expectations.
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To a degree or amount greater than.
Rich beyond his wildest dreams.
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adverb
Farther out; farther away.
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In addition; besides.
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noun
That which is past or to a degree greater than knowledge or experience; the unknown.
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The world beyond death; the hereafter.
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The unknown.

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Origin of Beyond

  • Middle English biyonde from Old English begeondan be by by1 geondan on the far side of i- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English beġeondan.

    From Wiktionary

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