Definitions of beyond

  1. on the farther side from the observer; " a pond with a hayfield beyond"
  2. in addition; " agreed to provide essentials but nothing beyond"
  3. farther along in space or time or degree; " through the valley and beyond"; " to the eighth grade but not beyond"; " will be influential in the 1990s and beyond"
  4. On the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than.
  5. At a place or time not yet reached; before.
  6. Past, out of the reach or sphere of; further than; greater than; as, the patient was beyond medical aid; beyond one's strength.
  7. In a degree or amount exceeding or surpassing; proceeding to a greater degree than; above, as in dignity, excellence, or quality of any kind.
  8. Further away; at a distance; yonder.
  9. On the farther side of; before; as, history reaches back beyond the earliest written record; past; out of reach of; later than; above; in a degree or amount exceeding or surpassing; as, he succeeded beyond his highest hope.
  10. At a distance farther a way; yonder.
  11. The existence after death, or in the future.
  12. On the farther side of: farther onward than: out of reach of.
  13. On the further side of.
  14. That which is on the other side or farther on; the future life.
  15. On the other side of something intervening; yonder; far off.
  16. Farther or later than; out of reach of; superior to; more than.
  17. At a distance; yonder.
  18. On the farther side of; farther onward than; farther than any given limit; before, or at a place not yet reached; past, or out of reach of; above, or in a degree exceeding or surpassing. To go beyond, to exceed in ingenuity, in research, or in anything else; in a bad sense, to deceive or circumvent.
  19. At a distance; at the further side; out of reach; above : to go beyond, to surpass.

Usage examples for beyond

  1. I thank you beyond words for what you have done, and you need not fear for me. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  2. " If you knew what I know," he said, looking beyond her and shrugging his shoulders, " it would be easy to discuss! – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  3. I only thought you looked as if you might have changed your mind; and in such a night as this, beyond a doubt, bed is the best place for everybody that has got one to go to." – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  4. I wish I did- then I should know that there is a beyond-. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  5. " We thought you might know somewhat concerning him," I added stupidly, for by the surprise, and even the fear, exhibited by this man I might have known beyond a peradventure that he was all ignorant of what had occurred. – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  6. Ah, said Mr. Tomkins, he's beyond me, Mr. Barly, beyond my means. – Autumn by Robert Nathan
  7. But I think mine's beyond anything. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  8. By that time Ezra hoped to be beyond the reach of all danger. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. We worked for peace up to the last moment, and beyond the last moment. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  10. Do you think him beyond further effort? – Men in the Making by Ambrose Shepherd
  11. Beyond it, you are what she calls you! – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  12. Why, is not all that's past beyond your help? – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  13. But- But there is one beyond doubt- yes! – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  14. The old lady was very glad to get the child beyond the reach of his father. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. I don't know; they go back beyond him now and then. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  16. Your father has made me rich beyond anything I could possibly have expected from him. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  17. Well, he seemed to think they were beyond his means. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  18. Victor saw that he was not looking at the letter, but through it and beyond. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  19. The two men had taken the Devizes road out of Lavington, and beyond that nothing was known of them. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope