What does exceeding mean?

Definitions for exceeding
ɪkˈsi dɪŋex·ceed·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassingadjective

    far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

    "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"


  1. exceedingadverb


  2. exceedingadjective


  3. exceedingadjective

    exceptional, extraordinary

  4. exceedingadjective


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exceedingadverb

    This word is not analogical, but has been long admitted and established. In a very great degree; eminently.

    The country is supposed to be exceeding rich. George Abbot.

    The Genoese were exceeding powerful by sea, and had many places in the East, and contended often with the Venetians for superiority. Walter Raleigh.

    Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth. 1 Sa. ii. 3.

    The action of the Iliad and that of the Æneid were in themselves exceeding short; but are beautifully extended and diversified by the invention of episodes, and the machinery of the gods. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 267.

    The serum of the blood affords, by distillation, an exceeding limpid water, neither acid nor alkaline. John Arbuthnot, on Alim.

  2. Exceedingparticipial adj.

    Great in quantity, extent, or duration.

    Etymology: from exceed.

    He saith, that cities were built an exceeding space of time before the great flood. Walter Raleigh, History of the World.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exceeding

    of Exceed

  2. Exceedingadjective

    more than usual; extraordinary; more than sufficient; measureless

  3. Exceedingadverb

    in a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceeding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceeding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of exceeding in a Sentence

  1. Elbert Hubbard:

    Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day -- wisdom consists of not exceeding the limit.

  2. Neil Parish:

    Only five cities - Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton - will have new powers to charge polluting vehicles to enter new clean air zones, councils in the dozens of other English cities currently exceeding EU pollution limits must also be given the option of using such powers if their communities support action.

  3. Piotr Michalowski:

    We are ready to maintain and even increase the loan volumes for the energy sector in Poland. Looking at the power firms investment programmes it seems that the trend will be continued, we are having very advanced talks on financing investment with PGE. We are talking about a total financing amount exceeding 2 billion zlotys.

  4. Siddharth Astir:

    Exceeding your own expectations can often leave things incomplete

  5. The Russian central bank:

    Risks of exceeding the (3 percent of GDP) deficit forecast by the Finance Ministry of Russia could come, most of all, from lower oil prices as well as a slow recovery in economic activity, additional risks may also be associated with receiving less income from the planned sale of a stake in Rosneft.

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    declare untrue; contradict
    • A. interrogate
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