Associations to the word «Exceed»


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

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky