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above and beyond

Definition of above and beyond

  1. :  far beyond what is required by (something, such as a duty) <He went above and beyond the call of duty.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in the sky :  overhead

    :  in or to heaven

    :  in or to a higher place

  1. :  in or to a higher place than :  over

    :  upriver of

    :  superior to (as in rank, quality, or degree)

  1. :  something that is above

    :  a person whose name is written above

    :  a higher authority

  1. :  written or discussed higher on the same page or on a preceding page

  1. :  on or to the farther side :  farther

    :  in addition :  besides

  1. :  on or to the farther side of :  at a greater distance than

    :  out of the reach or sphere of

    :  in a degree or amount surpassing

  1. :  something that lies beyond

    :  something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience

    :  hereafter

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