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verb as in go beyond; surpass

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Sometimes, Maher transcends his grumpiness and gets to some truth, or at the very least, perspective.

The immensely strong hold of the Bible Belt culture transcends nearly every aspect of lesbian life in southern Mississippi.

“Still Madly Crazy” is a fairly typical piano ballad that nonetheless transcends the genre for two reasons.

But in the end, White's music doesn't just recycle these tropes—it transcends them.

And it transcends them because it's secretly pretty poptimistic itself.

We have heard lots about Flanders mud, but the reality transcends imagination, especially in winter.

There is a natural and necessary political map of the world which transcends these things.

It vouches for the beauty which it transcends; it answer for the riches it forbears; it implies the art which it fulfils.

Thus, the celestial mrchen transcends the ideas characteristic of the totemic age.

And to God belongs pre-eminent excellence, since He in every possible way infinitely transcends all things.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to transcends, such as: overstep, eclipse, transform, outstrip, exceed, and beat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.