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.

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

  2. excel(Verb)

    To be much better than others.

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

  3. Excel(ProperNoun)

    A spreadsheet application software program written and distributed by Microsoft.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Excel(verb)

    to exceed or go beyond; to surpass

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

  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

    Etymology: [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 MaryC on June 23, 2016  

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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. Nancy Lopez:

    Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are.

  2. RICARDO(RAS CARDO)SCOTT B.A., M.S.R, J.D.:

    ***(C)(P) I CREATED THE SERIES-JAMAICAN WOMEN STRONG- WHICH FLOWS FROM MY -CHANGE A WORD, CHANGE A CULTURE-STREGGAE TO REGGAE CREATION. THIS EMPOWERS WOMEN OF ALL RACE, CLASS, AND CREEDS TO EXCEL AND NOT BE AFRAID TO ACHIEVE WHATEVER THEY WANT IN LIFE. ALL MY WORKS ARE COPYRIGHTED. A CREATION FOR A HEALING OF THE NATION.

  3. Priscilla Moreland:

    Doesn’t the Air Force think that with the proper training I or my peers couldn’t excel as drone pilots? right now, the minimum height-limit starts at 5’4?. My daughter is 5’2?. What difference does it make what height you are when you are flying a drone? You are not actually sitting in an airplane.

  4. Josephine demott Robinson:

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

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Adaptation according to biology means the adjustment of an organism in order to survive in its environment. Similarly, humans are meant to adjust and adapt to challenges of their lifetimes in order to survive and excel eventually. Yes! of course, you shouldn't be frightened by challenges of any kind. Rather, confront your challenges by all means possible until you surmount them and then emerge a success as well.

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