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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beyond  \Be*yond"\,  adv 
  Further  away  at  a  distance;  yonder. 
 
  Lo  where  beyond  he  lyeth  languishing.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beyond  \Be*yond"\,  prep.  [OE.  biyonde  bi[yogh]eonde,  AS 
  begeondan  prep.  and  adv.;  pref.  be-  +  geond  yond,  yonder. 
  See  {Yon},  {Yonder}.] 
  1.  On  the  further  side  of  in  the  same  direction  as  and 
  further  on  or  away  than 
 
  Beyond  that  flaming  hill.  --G.  Fletcher. 
 
  2.  At  a  place  or  time  not  yet  reached;  before 
 
  A  thing  beyond  us  even  before  our  death.  --Pope. 
 
  3.  Past,  out  of  the  reach  or  sphere  of  further  than  greater 
  than  as  the  patient  was  beyond  medical  aid;  beyond  one's 
  strength. 
 
  4.  In  a  degree  or  amount  exceeding  or  surpassing;  proceeding 
  to  a  greater  degree  than  above,  as  in  dignity, 
  excellence,  or  quality  of  any  kind  ``Beyond 
  expectation.''  --Barrow. 
 
  Beyond  any  of  the  great  men  of  my  country.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  {Beyond  sea}.  (Law)  See  under  {Sea}. 
 
  {To  go  beyond},  to  exceed  in  ingenuity,  in  research,  or  in 
  anything  else;  hence  in  a  bed  sense  to  deceive  or 
  circumvent. 
 
  That  no  man  go  beyond  and  defraud  his  brother  in  any 
  matter.  --1  Thess.  iv 
  6. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beyond 
  adv  1:  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  l990s  and  beyond" 
  2:  on  the  farther  side  from  the  observer;  "a  pond  with  a 
  hayfield  beyond"  [syn:  {on  the  far  side}] 
  3:  in  addition;  "agreed  to  provide  essentials  but  nothing 
  beyond" 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Beyond 
  when  used  with  reference  to  Jordan,  signifies  in  the  writings  of 
  Moses  the  west  side  of  the  river,  as  he  wrote  on  the  east  bank 
  (Gen.  50:10,  11;  Deut.  1:1,  5;  3:8,  20;  4:46);  but  in  the 
  writings  of  Joshua,  after  he  had  crossed  the  river,  it  means  the 
  east  side  (Josh.  5:1;  12:7;  22:7). 
 




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