beyond doubt

Definition of beyond doubt

:without question :definitely
  • The test results proved beyond (all/any) doubt that he was not the child's father.
  • If she is to be found guilty, the charges against her must be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
  • I knew, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that everything was going to be okay.

Word by Word Definitions

beyond play
  1. : on or to the farther side : farther

  2. : in addition : besides

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

  2. : out of the reach or sphere (see 1sphere 4b) of

  3. : in a degree or amount surpassing

  1. : something that lies on or to the farther side : something that lies beyond (see 1beyond 1)

  2. : something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience

doubt play
  1. : fear

  2. : suspect

  3. : to call into question the truth of : to be uncertain or in doubt about

  1. : uncertainty of belief or opinion that often interferes with decision-making

  2. : a deliberate suspension of judgment

  3. : a state of affairs giving rise to uncertainty, hesitation, or suspense


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