Definitions for: Transcend

[v] go beyond; "She exceeded out expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
[v] go beyond; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"

Webster (1913) Definition: Tran*scend", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transcended; p.
pr. & vb. n. Transcending.] [L. transcendere, transcensum;
trans beyond, over + scandere to climb. See Scan.]
1. To rise above; to surmount; as, lights in the heavens
transcending the region of the clouds. --Howell.

2. To pass over; to go beyond; to exceed.

Such popes as shall transcend their limits. --Bacon.

8. To surpass; to outgo; to excel; to exceed.

How much her worth transcended all her kind.

Tran*scend" (tr[a^]n*s[cr]nd"), v. i.
1. To climb; to mount. [Obs.]

2. To be transcendent; to excel. [R.]

Synonyms: exceed, go past, overstep, pass, top

See Also: excel, stand out, surpass

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