1. On the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than.
"Beyond that flaming hill. G. Fletcher." --
2. At a place or time not yet reached; before.
"A thing beyond us, even before our death. Pope." --
3. Past, out of the reach or sphere of; further than; greater than; as, the patient was beyond medical aid; beyond one's strength.
4. In a degree or amount exceeding or surpassing; proceeding to a greater degree than; above, as in dignity, excellence, or quality of any kind. "Beyond expectation." Barrow.
"Beyond any of the great men of my country. Sir P. Sidney." --
(Law) See under Sea.
To go beyond
to exceed in ingenuity, in research, or in anything else; hence, in a bed sense, to deceive or circumvent.
"That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter. 1 Thess. iv. 6." --