verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin transcendere to climb across, transcend, from trans- + scandere to climb — more at scan Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to rise above or go beyond the limits of b. to triumph over the negative or restrictive aspects of ; overcome c. to be prior to, beyond, and above (the universe or material existence) 2. to outstrip or outdo in some attribute, quality, or power intransitive verb to rise above or extend notably beyond ordinary limits Synonyms: see exceed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Transcend — Tran*scend (tr[a^]n*s[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transcended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transcending}.] [L. transcendere, transcensum; trans beyond, over + scandere to climb. See {Scan}.] 1. To rise above; to surmount; as, lights in the heavens… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transcend — Tran*scend (tr[a^]n*s[e^]nd ), v. i. 1. To climb; to mount. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To be transcendent; to excel. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • transcend — [v] go beyond; surpass beat, best, be superior, better, eclipse, exceed, excel, go above, leave behind, leave in the dust*, outdo, outrival, outshine, outstrip, outvie, overstep, overtop, rise above, top, transform; concept 141 Ant. fail, lose …   New thesaurus

  • transcend — ► VERB 1) be or go beyond the range or limits of. 2) be superior to; surpass. ORIGIN Latin transcendere, from scandere climb …   English terms dictionary

  • transcend — [tran send′] vt. [ME transcenden < L transcendere, to climb over < trans , over + scandere, to climb: see DESCEND] 1. to go beyond the limits of; overstep; exceed [a story that transcends belief] 2. to be superior to; surpass; excel 3.… …   English World dictionary

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