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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say excellent in sign language?

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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. Plutarch:

    Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.

  2. Nicholas Chamfort:

    An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living.

  3. Eduardo Jesus Zimmermann:

    Our public education used to be excellent, people came from all over Latin America to study at Argentine universities, now Argentines head to the United States, England or elsewhere abroad because public universities are a disaster.

  4. Jim Seltzer:

    I thought it was very well organized. I thought they did an excellent job, i mean, it was a long wait, but you know, I expected that.

  5. Fiona Hill:

    I did not feel Alexander Vindman had the political antenna to deal with something that is straying into domestic politics. Not everyone is suited for that, that does not mean in any way that I was questioning Alexander Vindman overall judgment, nor I was questioning in any way Alexander Vindman substantive expertise. Alexander Vindman is excellent on issues related to Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova, on Russian defense issues.

Images & Illustrations of excellent

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    • A. askant
    • B. lank
    • C. motile
    • D. commensal

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