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TRANSCEND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does transcend mean? 

TRANSCEND (verb)
  The verb TRANSCEND has 2 senses:

1. go beyond
2. go beyond

  Familiarity information: TRANSCEND used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRANSCEND (verb)


Sense 1transcend [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go beyond

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

exceed; transcend; surpass

Context example:

Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 2transcend [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go beyond

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

top; exceed; go past; overstep; transcend; pass

Context examples:

She exceeded our expectations / She topped her performance of last year

Hypernyms (to "transcend" is one way to...):

excel; stand out; surpass (distinguish oneself)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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