go beyond - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theygo beyond
he/she/itgoes beyond
present participlegoing beyond
past tensewent beyond
past participlegone beyond
  1. 1
    go beyond something to be more than something

    The cost of the new prison should not go beyond £12 million.

  2. 2
    go beyond something to refer to, deal with, or include more things than something

    The British representative argued against any major changes that would go beyond the 1992 Treaty.

See also main entry: go