On the far side of; past: Just beyond the fence. Later than; after: beyond midnight. To a degree that is past the understanding, reach, or scope of: an evil beyond remedy. To a degree or amount greater than: rich beyond his wildest dreams. In addition to: asked for nothing beyond peace and quiet. Farther along or away. In addition; more: wanted her share but nothing beyond. That which is past or to a degree greater than knowledge or experience; the unknown: "Sputnik, the first satellite to enter the great beyond of space\u201d ( Dale Russakoff). The world beyond death; the hereafter.