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Meaning of EXCEED

Pronunciation:  ik'seed

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"
  2. [v]  go beyond; "She exceeded out expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
  3. [v]  go beyond; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"

EXCEED is a 6 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: go past, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outstrip, overstep, pass, surmount, surpass, top, transcend
 See Also: beat, beat out, better, break, circumvent, crush, excel, outbrave, outcry, outdraw, outfox, outgrow, out-herod, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outshine, outshout, outsmart, outwear, outweigh, outwit, overreach, shame, shell, stand out, surpass, trounce, vanquish



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ex*ceed"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exceeded}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Exceeding}.] [L. excedere, excessum, to go away or
    beyond; ex out + cedere to go, to pass: cf. F. exc['e]der.
    See {Cede}.]
    To go beyond; to proceed beyond the given or supposed limit
    or measure of; to outgo; to surpass; -- used both in a good
    and a bad sense; as, one man exceeds another in bulk,
    stature, weight, power, skill, etc.; one offender exceeds
    another in villainy; his rank exceeds yours.
          Name the time, but let it not Exceed three days.
          Observes how much a chintz exceeds mohair. --Pope.
    Syn: To outdo; surpass; excel; transcend; outstrip; outvie;
  2. \Ex*ceed"\, v. i.
    1. To go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure. ``In
       our reverence to whom, we can not possibly exceed.''
       --Jer. Taylor.
             Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
                                                   --Deut. xxv.
    2. To be more or greater; to be paramount. --Shak.
Computing Dictionary

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