Meaning of BEYOND in English

BEYOND

prep., adv., & n.

--prep.

1. at or to the further side of (beyond the river).

2 outside the scope, range, or understanding of (beyond repair; beyond a joke; it is beyond me).

3 more than.

--adv.

1. at or to the further side.

2 further on.

--n. (prec. by the) the unknown after death.

Phrases and idioms:

the back of beyond see BACK.

Etymology: OE beg(e)ondan (as BY, YON, YONDER)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.