Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb transcend

2 senses of transcend

Sense 1
exceed, transcend, surpass -- (be greater in scope or size than some standard; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds")

Sense 2
exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top -- (be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year")
       => excel, stand out, surpass -- (distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math")

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