What does exceed mean?

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ɪkˈsidex·ceed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exceed, transcend, surpassverb

    be greater in scope or size than some standard

    "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"

  2. exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, topverb

    be superior or better than some standard

    "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"

  3. surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperformverb

    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"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"

Wiktionary

  1. exceedverb

    To be larger, greater than (something).

    The company's 2005 revenue exceeds that of 2004.

    Etymology: From exceden, from exceder, from excedere, from ex- with cedere; see cede and compare accede etc.

  2. exceedverb

    To be better than (something).

    The quality of her essay has exceeded my expectations.

    Etymology: From exceden, from exceder, from excedere, from ex- with cedere; see cede and compare accede etc.

  3. exceedverb

    To go beyond (some limit); to surpass, outstrip or transcend.

    In Super Mario RPG, the name that you are typing in cannot exceed eight characters.

    Etymology: From exceden, from exceder, from excedere, from ex- with cedere; see cede and compare accede etc.

  4. exceedverb

    To predominate

    Etymology: From exceden, from exceder, from excedere, from ex- with cedere; see cede and compare accede etc.

  5. exceedverb

    To overdo

    Etymology: From exceden, from exceder, from excedere, from ex- with cedere; see cede and compare accede etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exceedverb

    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

  2. Exceedverb

    to go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure

  3. Exceedverb

    to be more or greater; to be paramount

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exceed

    ek-sēd′, v.t. to go beyond the limit or measure of: to surpass or excel.—v.i. to go beyond a given or proper limit.—p.adj. Exceed′ing, surpassing, excessive.—adv. Exceed′ingly, very much: greatly. [L. ex, beyond, cedĕre, cessum, to go.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'exceed' in Verbs Frequency: #564

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceed in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of exceed in a Sentence

  1. Bahar Haram:

    I am certain the HDP will exceed the threshold. My only worry is the theft of votes.

  2. Antonin Artaud:

    You are outside life, you are above life, you have miseries which the ordinary man does not know, you exceed the normal level, and it is for this that men refuse to forgive you, you poison their peace of mind, you undermine their stability. You have irrepressible pains whose essence is to be inadaptable to any known state, indescribable in words. You have repeated and shifting pains, incurable pains, pains beyond imagining, pains which are neither of the body nor of the soul, but which partake of both. And I share your suffering, and I ask you: who dares to ration our relief? We are not going to kill ourselves just yet. In the meantime, leave us the hell alone.

  3. Taras Vysotskiy:

    So far, the pace that we are tracking looks like we are not going to exceed these 2 million tonnes.

  4. Mr vybs live:

    If the COVID-19 cases exceed 100, The president will now chase us out of the country

  5. Economy Minister Ivan Vrdoljak:

    After a risk and benefit assessment we will decide about the IPO size but I am positive it will not exceed 25 percent of the company shares.

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