Webster 1913 Edition
On the further side of; in the same direction as, and further on or away than.
Beyondthat flaming hill.
At a place or time not yet reached; before.
beyondus, even before our death.
Past, out of the reach or sphere of; further than; greater than;
as, the patient was.
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.”
Beyondany of the great men of my country.
Sir P. Sidney.
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
beyondand defraud his brother in any matter.
1 Thess. iv. 6.
Further away; at a distance; yonder.
beyondhe lyeth languishing.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.On the further side of; on the side most distant, at any indefinite distance from that side; as beyond a river, or the sea, either a mile beyond, or a hundred miles beyond the river.
2.Before; at a place not yet reached.
A thing beyond us, even before our death.
3.Past; out of reach of; further than any given limit; further than the extent of any thing else; as, beyond our power; beyond comprehension; beyond dispute; beyond our care.
4.Above; in a degree exceeding or surpassing; proceeding to a greater degree, as in dignity, excellence, or quality of any kind; as, one man is great or good beyond another.
To go beyond is a phrase which expresses an excess in some action or scheme; to exceed in ingenuity,in research, or in anything else; hence, in a bad sense, to deceive or circumvent.
Let no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter.