TRANSCEND', v.t. [L. transcendo; trans and scando, to climb.]

1. To rise above; to surmount; as lights in the heavens transcending the region of the clouds.

2. To pass over; to go beyond.

It is dangerous opinion to such hopes as shall transcend
their limits.

3. To surpass; to outgo; to excel; to exceed.

How much her worth transcended all her kind.

TRANSCEND', v.i. To climb. [Not in use.]