Hypertext Webster Gateway: "beyond"

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary (easton)

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).

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

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.

{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

That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any
matter. --1 Thess. iv.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

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 1990s 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

Additional Hypertext Webster Gateway Lookup

Enter word here:
Exact Approx

Gateway by dict@stokkie.net
stock only wrote the gateway and does not have any control over the contents; see the Webster Gateway FAQ, and also the Back-end/database links and credits.