beyond
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /biˈjɑnd/
  • (RP) IPA: /biˈjɒnd/

Preposition
  1. Further away than.
    She had no reason for the conviction beyond the very inadequate one that she had seen him around London.
  2. On the far side of.
    No swimming beyond this point.
  3. Later than; after.
  4. Greater than; so as to exceed or surpass.
    Your staff went beyond my expectations in refunding my parking ticket.
  5. In addition to.
  6. Past, or out of reach of.
    You won't last beyond my first punch.
    The patient was beyond medical help.
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter II, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175 ↗:
      Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Translations Translations
  • Italian: dopo
  • Russian: по́сле
Translations
  • Italian: oltre
  • Russian: вы́ше
Translations
  • Italian: oltre
  • Russian: кро́ме

Adverb

beyond (not comparable)

  1. Farther along or away.
  2. In addition; more.
  3. (informal) extremely, more than
Synonyms Translations
Noun

beyond

  1. (uncountable) The unknown.
  2. (uncountable) The hereafter.
  3. (countable) Something that is far beyond.
    • 2006, Haun Saussy, ‎American Comparative Literature Association, Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization ↗
      And that is perhaps why I am constantly searching for great beyondsbeyonds that will permit the application of different theoretical models (be they semiotically-inspired, gender-inspired, sexuality-inspired, and so on) beyond any disciplinary confines.



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