What does excellent mean?

Definitions for excellent
ˈɛk sə ləntex·cel·lent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendid(adj)

    very good;of the highest quality

    "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"

Wiktionary

  1. excellent(Adverb)

    Excellently.

    Etymology: From Latin excellens, present participle of excello

  2. excellent(Adjective)

    Of the highest quality; splendid.

    Etymology: From Latin excellens, present participle of excello

  3. excellent(Adjective)

    Exceptionally good of its kind.

    Etymology: From Latin excellens, present participle of excello

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excellent(adj)

    excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action

  2. Excellent(adj)

    superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance

  3. Excellent(adverb)

    excellently; eminently; exceedingly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1617

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1300

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Adjectives Frequency: #186

How to pronounce excellent?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of excellent in a Sentence

  1. Jackie Galvin:

    I was like wow, he’s an excellent shot. there was a lot of tears.

  2. Jami:

    With regard to a secret divulged and kept concealed, there is an excellent proverb, that the one is an arrow still in our possession, the other is an arrow sent from the bow.

  3. Shannon Liss-Riordan:

    Those are excellent questions the court has asked, and we will provide the answers.

  4. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    Today, the Japan Sports Council reported that Plan A was chosen for the new National Stadium design, the ministerial meeting has checked the selection was made in an appropriate manner. This is an excellent plan that satisfies the principle philosophy, construction, deadline and cost of the Olympic plan.

  5. Megan Colligan:

    The reviews were really excellent, including from some serious, tough critics.

Images & Illustrations of excellent

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