transcend
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /tɹæn(t)ˈsɛnd/
Verb

transcend (transcends, present participle transcending; past and past participle transcended)

  1. (transitive) to pass beyond the limits of something.
    • 1623, Francis Bacon, A Discourse of a War with Spain
      such personal popes, emperors, or elective kings, as shall transcend their limits
  2. (transitive) to surpass, as in intensity or power; to excel.
    • How much her worth transcended all her kind.
  3. (obsolete) To climb; to mount.
    lights in the heavens transcending the region of the clouds
Synonyms Translations
  • French: transcender
  • German: ubersteigen
  • Portuguese: transcender
  • Russian: переступа́ть предел
  • Spanish: trascender
Translations
  • Russian: превосходи́ть



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