But total factor productivity, or TFP, rose at rates that exceeded growth in most other decades, including the 1920s.
He had ambitions and ideas that exceeded the superficiality of his industry.
By 1938, national incomes in Britain and Germany had exceeded those of 1929.
When I actually met her, she exceeded even my highest expectations.
Record prices for the metal that were once unimaginable are exceeded each new trading day.
After that weight was exceeded either the wood must break or the nail come out.
Traverse was shocked to find how perilously his orders had been exceeded.
In the case of the Non-Regents, who had exceeded this period of probation, lecturing appears to have been optional.
It was not long before the population of Iceland exceeded 50,000 souls.
If Alexander exceeded Achilles in cruelty, may not many go beyond Lovelace in that, as well as in debauchery?
late 14c., from Old French exceder (14c.) "exceed, surpass, go too far," from Latin excedere "depart, go beyond, be in excess, surpass," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + cedere "go, yield" (see cede).
Related: Exceeded; exceeding. Exceedingly (late 15c.) means "very greatly or very much;" excessively (mid-15c.) means "too greatly or too much."