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2 definitions found
 for Transcending
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Transcend \Tran*scend"\ (tr[a^]n*s[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Transcended; p. pr. & vb. n. Transcending.] [L.
     transcendere, transcensum; trans beyond, over + scandere to
     climb. See Scan.]
     1. To rise above; to surmount; as, lights in the heavens
        transcending the region of the clouds. --Howell.
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     2. To pass over; to go beyond; to exceed.
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              Such popes as shall transcend their limits. --Bacon.
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     8. To surpass; to outgo; to excel; to exceed.
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              How much her worth transcended all her kind.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "transcending":
     a cut above, above, ahead, ascendant, better, capping, chosen,
     distinguished, eclipsing, eminent, exceeding, excellent, excelling,
     finer, greater, higher, in ascendancy, in the ascendant, major,
     marked, of choice, one up on, outstanding, over, rare, rivaling,
     super, superior, surpassing, topping, transcendent, transcendental,
     upper
  
  

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