trans-, tran-, tra-
(Latin: across, through, over, beyond; on the far side of)
Don't confuse the tra- in this element with another tra- in "drag" or "draw". Trans- becomes tra- before the consonants -d, -j, -l, -m, -n, and -v.
2. A descriptive term for anything that is interlinking or reaching across water.
Trifling mistakes were accepted as omens by the ancient Romans, and even today many people are apt to attribute their good fortune to chance occurrence or coincidence.
2. Situated on or coming from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
3. Spanning or crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
2. Penetrable by sound waves.
2. To be higher or greater than; to surpass; to excel; to be superior or extraordinary: When Jim told his mother that he had received a grade of "A" in all of his university classes, he transcended what she had anticipated he would achieve.
3. Etymology: from Latin transcendere from trans-, "beyond" + scandere, "to climb".
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2. An existence or experience beyond the ordinary or physical condition: The state of transcendence is the quality of being beyond the normal range of material needs, like enjoying a fantastic concert and forgetting completely about everyday life.