verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exceed
Examples from the Web for exceed
A season of Game of Thrones tells its story over ten hours, and only a video game adaptation could match or exceed that.‘Game of Thrones’ Interactive FanFiction: Whoops, My Friend Was Speared in the Throat|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The number of signatures is expected to exceed in 60,000 in the next day.
But previously the total aggregate amount an individual was allowed to donate could not exceed $123,000 per cycle.
No contribution can exceed $2,600 per candidate per race or $32,400 per party.
Indeed, prison may offer a safety and refuge from rivals that exceed that found on the outside.
In no one case in my recollection do they exceed 10 per cent.Constructive Imperialism|Viscount Milner
Nothing could exceed the kindness and consideration shown by the Dutch admiral towards the crew of the Romney.Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849|William O. S. Gilly
In this you are above all others; but in your Eikonoklastes you exceed yourself.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
Nothing in nature can exceed in splendour the plumage of the sugar-bird.The Giraffe Hunters|Mayne Reid
The entire cost of the article need not exceed seven cents a bottle.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
British Dictionary definitions for exceed
Word Origin for exceed
Word Origin and History for exceed
Related: Exceeded; exceeding. Exceedingly (late 15c.) means "very greatly or very much;" excessively (mid-15c.) means "too greatly or too much."