What does excellent mean?

Definitions for excellent
ˈɛk sə ləntex·cel·lent

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word excellent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendidadjective

    very good;of the highest quality

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

Wiktionary

  1. excellentadverb

    Excellently.

  2. excellentadjective

    Of the highest quality; splendid.

  3. excellentadjective

    Exceptionally good of its kind.

  4. Etymology: From Latin excellens, present participle of excello

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Excellentadjective

    Etymology: excellens, Latin.

    Arts and sciences are excellent, in order to certain ends. Tayl.

    He is excellent in power and in judgment. Job xxxvii. 23.

ChatGPT

  1. excellent

    Excellent is an adjective that refers to something or someone being extremely good, superior, or of high quality. It indicates the possession of outstanding or exceptional qualities, features, abilities, or performance. It can also describe an action or output that surpasses ordinary standards or expectations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excellentadjective

    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. Excellentadjective

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

  3. Excellentadverb

    excellently; eminently; exceedingly

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. EXCELLENT

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Excellent is ranked #65593 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Excellent surname appeared 302 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Excellent.

    91.7% or 277 total occurrences were Black.
    4.3% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.9% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 5 total occurrences were White.

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

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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. Ashton Eaton:

    Athletes spend the most vigorous years of human life, arguably called the ‘ best years ’, working to hone their abilities, i ’m grateful and thankful to the IAAF( governing body) for excellent competitions, the canvases that allow us to display our work.

  2. Amy Ridenour:

    The three adults in the New Jersey case may all be excellent parents individually, but they should not have tried to create a family together, surely they knew at the outset that their ‘family’ had unequal support for one of the three adults and was inherently unstable as a result. Possibly their enthusiasm for raising a child caused them to overlook this fact, but it could not be overlooked for 18 years.

  3. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    I think it is excellent time - if you haven't been in emerging market bonds or high-yield bonds - to contemplate at least a partial shift based upon the level of the dollar and valuation.

  4. Mike Kelly:

    When I started experiencing mild flu-like symptoms earlier this week, I consulted my primary care physician. My doctor ordered a test for COVID-19, which I obtained at the drive-through testing site at Butler Memorial Hospital. My test came back positive this afternoon. Thank you to my doctor Bill DiCuccio and the staff at Butler Memorial for their excellent care. My symptoms remain mild, and I will serve the 16th district from home until I fully recover. Additionally, my staff is tele-working and still available to constituents who need assistance.

  5. Brian Strutton:

    Pilots are highly trained and ready to handle emergencies of all kinds, but when one happens, the only thing that matters is whether the job gets done, in this case, the pilots and crew appear to have done an excellent and highly professional job of getting this aircraft safely onto the ground in very difficult circumstances, and safely evacuating all the passengers with no reported serious injuries.

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