Beyond meaning

bē-ŏnd, bĭ-yŏnd
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.

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On the far side of; past.

Just beyond the fence.

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Later than; after.

Beyond midnight.

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To a degree or amount greater than.

Rich beyond his wildest dreams.

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In addition; more.
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To a degree that is past the understanding, reach, or scope of.

An evil beyond remedy.

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In addition to.

Asked for nothing beyond peace and quiet.

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Farther along or away.
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In addition; more.

Wanted her share but nothing beyond.

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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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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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In addition to.

He had no experience beyond school training.

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Farther out; farther away.
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In addition; besides.
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On the far side of.
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Later than; after.
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Greater than; so as to exceed or surpass.

Your staff went beyond my expectations in refunding my parking ticket.

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In addition to.
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Past, or out of reach of.

The patient was beyond medical help.

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The unknown.
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Farther along or away.
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back of beyond
  • A place that is remote or unsophisticated.
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the beyond
  • Whatever is beyond or far away.
  • Whatever follows death; afterlife.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the beyond

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