Circa 1625; from Latin trānseunt-, transiens (“passing beyond”), present participle of trānseō (“to go over, cross”), from trans- (“across, on the far side, beyond”) + eō (“to go, walk, march”). See transient.
- (philosophy, of a mental act) Emanant; producing an effect outside of the mind. (Compare immanent.)
- (philosophy) Passing out or operating beyond itself; transitive; opposed to immanent.