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Meaning of BEYOND

Pronunciation:  bee'ând

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  in addition; "agreed to provide essentials but nothing beyond"
  2. [adv]  farther along in space or time or degree; "through the valley and beyond"; "to the eighth grade but not beyond"; "will be influential in the 1990s and beyond"
  3. [adv]  on the farther side from the observer; "a pond with a hayfield beyond"

BEYOND is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: on the far side



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Be*yond"\, prep. [OE. biyonde, bi[yogh]eonde, AS.
    begeondan, prep. and adv.; pref. be- + geond yond, yonder.
    See {Yon}, {Yonder}.]
    1. On the further side of; in the same direction as, and
       further on or away than.
             Beyond that flaming hill.             --G. Fletcher.
    2. At a place or time not yet reached; before.
             A thing beyond us, even before our death. --Pope.
    3. Past, out of the reach or sphere of; further than; greater
       than; as, the patient was beyond medical aid; beyond one's
    4. In a degree or amount exceeding or surpassing; proceeding
       to a greater degree than; above, as in dignity,
       excellence, or quality of any kind. ``Beyond
       expectation.'' --Barrow.
             Beyond any of the great men of my country. --Sir P.
    {Beyond sea}. (Law) See under {Sea}.
    {To go beyond}, to exceed in ingenuity, in research, or in
       anything else; hence, in a bed sense, to deceive or
             That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any
             matter.                               --1 Thess. iv.
  2. \Be*yond"\, adv.
    Further away; at a distance; yonder.
          Lo, where beyond he lyeth languishing.   --Spenser.
Easton Bible Dictionary

when used with reference to Jordan, signifies in the writings of Moses the west side of the river, as he wrote on the east bank (Gen. 50:10, 11; Deut. 1:1, 5; 3:8, 20; 4:46); but in the writings of Joshua, after he had crossed the river, it means the east side (Josh. 5:1; 12:7; 22:7).

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