Pronunciation: (bē-ond', bi-yond'),[key] —prep. 1. on, at, or to the farther side of: Beyond those trees you'll find his house. 2. farther on than; more distant than: beyond the horizon; beyond the sea. 3. outside the understanding, limits, or reach of; past: beyond comprehension; beyond endurance; beyond help. 4. superior to; surpassing; above: wise beyond all others. 5. more than; in excess of; over and above: to stay beyond one's welcome.
—adv. farther on or away: as far as the house and beyond.
—n. the beyond, a. that which is at a great distance.
b. Also,the great beyond.the afterlife; life after death.