beyond measure

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of beyond measure

formal
: to a very great degree
  • an artist who is talented beyond (all) measure
  • Her joy was beyond measure.

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

measure play
  1. : an adequate or due portion

  2. : a moderate degree

  3. : a fixed or suitable limit : bounds

  1. : to choose or control with cautious restraint : regulate

  2. : to regulate by a standard : govern

  3. : to allot or apportion in measured amounts


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