Definition Of transcending


be or go beyond the range or limits of (something abstract, typically a conceptual field or division).

this was an issue transcending party politics

Example Of transcending

  • As already mentioned, the theory of conceptual blending transcends the study of metaphor.

  • ‘Blood’, by contrast, had been invested since antiquity with mythical meaning, transcending the common sphere of everyday life.

  • ‘His personality has transcended the sport faster than probably anybody else,’ he states.

  • By transcending the limits of space, time and situation, this technology makes it more likely that any person, of any status, in any place, can learn anything, at any time.

  • Despite its relatively small size, the superb acoustics of the Usher Hall have transcended its role beyond that of a venue for the odd civil function.

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