Associations to the word «Exceed»

Wiktionary

EXCEED, verb. (transitive) To be larger, greater than (something).
EXCEED, verb. (transitive) To be better than (something).
EXCEED, verb. (transitive) To go beyond (some limit); to surpass, outstrip or transcend.
EXCEED, verb. (intransitive) To predominate.
EXCEED, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To overdo.

Dictionary definition

EXCEED, verb. Be greater in scope or size than some standard; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds".
EXCEED, verb. Be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year".
EXCEED, verb. Be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class".

Wise words

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