To go beyond


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To go beyond See under Beyond.
    • To go beyond to exceed in ingenuity, in research, or in anything else; hence, in a bed sense, to deceive or circumvent.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • To go beyond to surpass: to circumvent:
    • To go beyond (B., Shak.) to overreach
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  • J. B. Priestley
    J. B. Priestley
    “One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.”
  • Stephen Levine
    Stephen Levine
    “Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge.”
  • Blaise Pascal
    “To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity.”
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.”
  • Thomas H. Huxley
    “In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact rarely get as far as fact.”
  • Andre Gide
    “No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. begeondan—pfx. be-, and geond, across, beyond. See Yon.


In literature:

He did not wish to imperil the Union by crossing barriers beyond which nature had intended that we should not go.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
To be a safe citizen one must be able to go beyond this kindly feeling and ask, Does the candidate know enough to do what I want done?
"Woman in Modern Society" by Earl Barnes
Without going beyond my own stable, my groom, for half a crown, would have kicked me to my heart's content.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The grass dried, too, and beyond the covert the snow, so quick to come, was equally quick to go.
"The Texan Scouts" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Let us sell our lands, and go to the proffered home beyond the Great River.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
You have only to go well out beyond your tent, and sit down quietly, making yourself part of the place.
"Wilderness Ways" by William J Long
The advance guard companies then continued their march with orders to make Bergendal Farm their point, but not to go beyond it.
"The Record of a Regiment of the Line" by M. Jacson
Do let us go back, mother darling: I want to hunt for violets again in the little shady hollow beyond the lime-tree walk.
"Uncle Max" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
The boy almost fell under the horse, but Cricket was so well trained that he did not attempt to go beyond Dorothy's orders.
"Dorothy Dale's Camping Days" by Margaret Penrose
There is a time in our work, if it progresses as we would like, when it seems to go beyond us.
"The American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 6, June, 1889" by Various

In poetry:

Oh, you that are spending your leisure and powers
In those pleasures so foolish and fond;
Awake from your selfishness, folly and sin,
And go to the regions beyond.
"The Regions Beyond" by Albert Benjamin Simpson
To the regions beyond I must go, I must go
Where the story has never been told;
To the millions that never have heard of His love,
I must tell the sweet story of old.
"The Regions Beyond" by Albert Benjamin Simpson
Backward I swing for many feet to pass;
Some come in stormy haste, some grave and slow,
And all like windy shadows on the grass:
Beyond my pale I know not where they go.
"Death" by Charles Hamilton Musgrove
Friendship's gift, belovd wand!
Thou shalt likewise go with me
To the shore of the Beyond,
To the dark, untravelled sea;
Only left upon the strand,
When my bark puts forth from land.
"To The Walking-Stick Of My Dead Friend" by John Lawson Stoddard
Beyond the township of Ruily she never had been,
This pretty maid with tiny feet and aged eighteen;
And when Donald would ask her to be his wife,
"No," she would say, "I'm not going to stay here all my life."
"The Bonnie Lass o' Ruily" by William Topaz McGonagall
And is there life beyond this life below?
Aye, is death death?--or but a happy change
From night to light--on angel wings to range,
And sing the songs of seraphs as we go?
Alas, the more we know the less we know we know.
"The Reign Of Reason" by Hanford Lennox Gordon

In news:

Giants fans willing to go above and beyond to taunt Dodgers.
Focus of Republican debate in Mesa to go beyond border.
Communication with new workers has to go beyond a job description.
Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Says Music 'Needs to Go Beyond YouTube.
Korean film has the guts to go beyond madness.
2 says it's time to go beyond Apollo.
(Ouch) - but we seem to have a bit of a cycling theme going on with this week's list of family-friendly fun around Vancouver for the weekend and beyond.
"This appears to go beyond abuse to what I would consider torture ," he said Wednesday.
'Dave & Aaron Go to Work' at Plays & Players: Funny beyond words.
But the court did not go beyond that to tell EPA what it could or had to do.
"We wanted not just to hit that mark, but to go beyond it," she says.
Senior Young ready to go beyond SBC tourney.
We've collected 8 awesome sandwiches that go beyond back-to-school for "Good Morning America.".
We're not going to confirm anything beyond that, she said when asked if the Edge and MKX hybrids are coming later.
Elevate entrées with UpSides specialty side dishes that go above and beyond what customers are used to.

In science:

Another attempt to go beyond the GGLP approximations is due to Yano and Koonin .
Inferences from Bose-Einstein correlations in multiple particle production processes
To go beyond this requires an approach to efficiently define and detect large structures whose architecture is based on a given motif.
Topological Generalizations of network motifs
We want to establish the formulas that will allow us to go beyond this intuition and decide when further work is required.
Isometry germs and related structures
However, in many situations the supersymmetry method allows to go beyond the Wigner-Dyson model and obtain completely different results like the log-normal distribution of the amplitudes of the wave functions of Section 2.
Random Matrices and Supersymmetry in Disordered Systems
However, dealing with them is to go beyond the simplest bound state QED.
Precision physics of simple atoms: QED tests, nuclear structure and fundamental constants