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 most disheartening part of all of this is the overwhelmingly common narrative that love is a universal common denominator that transcends race.
One of the stronger arguments for unconditionally supporting even bad local teams is that doing so fosters a civic union that transcends class, politics, and other divisions, making small talk possible across otherwise unbridgeable divides.
Asking us to transcend the symptoms of our illness and do something that isn’t currently within our reach is a patronizing strategy.
But because of who Smith is, that arrival can impact the city and the Carolinas in a way that transcends football.
This is cinema that takes inspiration from painting but transcends it, too.
And the restaurant holds to that spirit for the most part, bringing style and substance to a seafood experience that transcends the size of its hometown and its distance from the sea.
The only race that ever needs transcending is the black race.
But, #Beychella transcended mere festival spectacle to become one of the most expressive moments of black culture so far this year.
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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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