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transcend - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'transcend' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Transcend [ v. i.]
- To climb; to mount.
- To be transcendent; to excel.
2 . Transcend [ v. t.]
- To rise above; to surmount; as, lights in the heavens transcending the region of the clouds.
- To pass over; to go beyond; to exceed.
- To surpass; to outgo; to excel; to exceed.

Meaning of 'transcend' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . transcend [ v]
Meaning (1):
- be superior or better than some standard
Example in sentence:
  • She exceeded our expectations;
  • She topped her performance of last year
Meaning (2):
- be greater in scope or size than some standard
Example in sentence:
  • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds