beyond someone's grasp

Definition of beyond someone's grasp

:impossible for someone to understand
  • His motives are beyond my grasp.

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

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

grasp play
  1. : to make the motion of seizing : clutch

  2. : to take or seize eagerly

  3. : to clasp or embrace especially with the fingers or arms

  1. : handle

  2. : embrace

  3. : hold, control


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