Examples of transcend in a Sentence
music that transcends cultural boundaries
She was able to transcend her own suffering and help others.
Her concerns transcended local issues.
Recent Examples of transcend from the Web
The circle is meant to transcend not only tribal affiliation but time itself.
Nike sold out in minutes as the uniforms have transcended the world of soccer and into fashion.
Can love ever transcend the strata of race, class, and entitlement?
Season 2 gives us a run of deliriously energetic and surprising episodes that help the legal drama transcend its case-of-the-week format.
Kanye, Cudi, Pusha, and Nas may be able to transcend the disarray that West wrought upon this lineup of releases, but the stakes are much higher for Taylor, a woman and a less established artist.
The income-inequality conversation seems to have transcended normal class-warfare rhetoric.
His chief concern is the language of the sublime, the embrace of awe, how to transcend the quotidian crush of our lives.
Just as art transcends borders and language, so does soccer.
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When Should You Use transcend?
Great leaders are expected to transcend the limitations of politics, especially during wartime and national crises. A great writer may transcend geographical boundaries to become internationally respected. And certain laws of human nature seem to transcend historical periods and hold true for all times and all places.
best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst;
go one better, run circles around (or run rings around);
Synonym Discussion of transcend
- exceed the speed limit
- the book surpassed our expectations
- transcended the values of their culture
- excels in mathematics
- outdid herself this time
- outstripped other firms in sales
TRANSCEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of transcend for English Language Learners
: to rise above or go beyond the normal limits of (something)
TRANSCEND Defined for Kids
Definition of transcend for Students
- The music transcends cultural boundaries.
- The poem transcended all others in its beauty.
Word Root of transcend
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