Beyond
Beyond 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. [1913 Webster]

Beyond that flaming hill. --G. Fletcher. [1913 Webster]

2. At a place or time not yet reached; before. [1913 Webster]

A thing beyond us, even before our death. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. Past, out of the reach or sphere of; further than; greater than; as, the patient was beyond medical aid; beyond one's strength. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Beyond any of the great men of my country. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

{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 circumvent. [1913 Webster]

That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter. --1 Thess. iv. 6. [1913 Webster]


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