What does exceed mean?

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ɪkˈsidex·ceed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exceed, transcend, surpass(verb)

    be greater in scope or size than some standard

    "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"

  2. exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top(verb)

    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, outperform(verb)

    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. exceed(Verb)

    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. exceed(Verb)

    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. exceed(Verb)

    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. exceed(Verb)

    To predominate

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

  5. exceed(Verb)

    To overdo

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exceed(verb)

    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. Exceed(verb)

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

  3. Exceed(verb)

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    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. Howie Lee:

    Should (payrolls) numbers exceed 230,000 it could send gold tumbling quickly.

  2. The IEA:

    We conclude that the oil market faces the prospect of a third successive year when supply will exceed demand by 1 million bpd and there will be enormous strain on the ability of the oil system to absorb it efficiently.

  3. Lynn Webster:

    If the focus is mostly on reducing prescribing and treating addiction, the outcomes will not be as successful as they hope, we are already seeing, in many parts of the country, that methamphetamine overdose deaths exceed the number of opioid-related overdose deaths. This is happening because the disease of addiction is not about the drug. It is about the person and their environment.

  4. Cem Karakas:

    This year's investments will exceed the 1.6 billion lira in 2015, in the snacks segment particularly, we want to expand our business by 17 percent each year in sterling (GBP) terms. To achieve this we need to invest in our capacity.

  5. Chief Executive Zheng Zhihao:

    Whether the full-year revenue will be in line with that of last year or even exceed, it remains to be seen.

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