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1. transcend

verb. ['trænˈsɛnd'] be greater in scope or size than some standard.

Synonyms

  • surpass
  • overgrow

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • transcender (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Transcend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • relend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend
  • offend

Example sentences of the word transcend


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Contributors look for concrete results that transcend a simple goal chart, according to "Forbes."

2. Verb, base form
Many students first attend class because they want to transcend body image or nudity issues.

Quotes containing the word transcend


1. Meditation is to dive all the way within, beyond thought, to the source of thought and pure consciousness. It enlarges the container, every time you transcend. When you come out, you come out refreshed, filled with energy and enthusiasm for life.
- David Lynch

2. Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them.
- Henry Norris Russell

3. Make peace with silence, and remind yourself that it is in this space that you'll come to remember your spirit. When you're able to transcend an aversion to silence, you'll also transcend many other miseries. And it is in this silence that the remembrance of God will be activated.
- Wayne W. Dyer

2. transcend

verb. ['trænˈsɛnd'] be superior or better than some standard.

Synonyms

  • overstep
  • excel
  • surpass
  • exceed
  • top
  • stand out
  • go past

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born

Etymology

  • transcender (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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