What does excel mean?

Definitions for excel
ɪkˈsɛlex·cel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excel, stand out, surpass(verb)

    distinguish oneself

    "She excelled in math"

Wiktionary

  1. excel(Verb)

    To surpass someone or something; to be better or do better than someone or something.

    I excelled everyone else with my exam results.

  2. excel(Verb)

    To be much better than others.

  3. Excel(ProperNoun)

    A spreadsheet application software program written and distributed by Microsoft.

  4. Origin: excellere, excelsum; ex out + a root found in culmen height, top; Compare French exceller. See also culminate, column.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excel(verb)

    to go beyond or surpass in good qualities or laudable deeds; to outdo or outgo, in a good sense

  2. Excel(verb)

    to exceed or go beyond; to surpass

  3. Excel(verb)

    to surpass others in good qualities, laudable actions, or acquirements; to be distinguished by superiority; as, to excel in mathematics, or classics

  4. Origin: [L. excellere, excelsum; ex out + a root found in culmen height, top; cf. F. exceller. See Culminate, Column.]

Freebase

  1. Excel

    Excel is a punk/metal fusion band from Venice, California founded in 1983 by singer Dan Clements and guitarist Adam Siegel. They were influenced by famous 70's punk rock musicians like The Police and The Sex Pistols, and heavy metal bands like Black Sabbath, Trouble, Slayer, Corrosion of Conformity and Cryptic Slaughter. They were also influenced by street art, Excel is known for painting graffiti on the streets of the cities where they make their tours, therefore there are many different logos of the band. Excel repeatedly jumped on stage with different bands from Venice and elsewhere California like No Mercy, Beowülf, Suicidal Tendencies and Cryptic Slaughter, and sometimes with other performers on the thrash metal scene like Testament, Overkill and Megadeth. Excel has recorded three studio albums, three split albums, five demos, three singles and two live albums; the band broke up in 1995 but in 2001 they released new versions of their first two albums: Split Image and The Joke's on You, with some bonus tracks. In August 2009 they edited a special collection of eight DVDs of their tours around Europe and L.A. and published them on their official MySpace. As of January 2012, Excel has reformed.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Excel

    ek-sel′, v.t. to be superior to: to exceed: to surpass.—v.i. to have good qualities in a high degree: to perform very meritorious actions: to be superior:—pr.p. excel′ling; pa.p. excelled′.ns. Ex′cellence, Ex′cellency, great merit: any excellent quality: worth: greatness: a title of honour given to persons high in rank or office.—adj. Ex′cellent, surpassing others in some good quality: of great virtue, worth, &c.: superior: valuable.—adv. Ex′cellently.—adj. Excel′sior (L. comp.), higher still. [L. excellĕreex, out, up, and a word from the root of celsus, high.]

Editors Contribution

  1. excel

    To achieve or succeed easily.

    She excelled at science and went on to become a scientist.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on June 23, 2016  

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How to say excel in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excel in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of excel in a Sentence

  1. Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

    Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.

  2. Weinbaum:

    If you can't excel with talent, triumph with effort.

  3. Josephine demott Robinson:

    My one aim was to do a thing well and to excel if possible.

  4. Vince Lombardi:

    The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure.

  5. William Hazlitt:

    Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.

Images & Illustrations of excel

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