Origin of exceeding
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exceed
Synonyms for exceed
Related Words for exceedingtop, eclipse, outstrip, outpace, transcend, overtake, better, distance, beat, cap, excel, overstep, outshine, pass, surmount, outdo, outrun, best, overtax, outreach
Examples from the Web for exceeding
Contemporary Examples of exceeding
That Kickstarter campaign raised $56,000, exceeding their $35,000 goal.The OFF Pocket Is a Pouch That Takes Your Phone Off the Grid
September 1, 2013
The second group did far better than the first in exceeding their weight-loss goals.
HealthyWage offers three types of weight-loss groups—all with a cash prize for meeting or exceeding goals.
To attacks on its main metropolis, Israel would respond with exceeding severity.Tel Aviv Appears Indifferent, Unprepared on Iran War Threat
March 16, 2012
Individually, culturally, our reach may be exceeding our grasp.Obama’s Deficit Plan Falls Short
September 19, 2011
Historical Examples of exceeding
Exceeding the limits assigned to it, my discussion has, however, extended too far.'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
They had prepared a most splendid meal, and did me exceeding great honour.Albert Durer
T. Sturge Moore
Its exceeding grace and rapidity.all that, an impressive and a true one.
The exceeding value of the skies of the early Italian and Dutch schools.
It was supposed to have been small; not exceeding twenty warriors.Chronicles of Border Warfare
Alexander Scott Withers
Word Origin for exceed
Related: Exceeded; exceeding. Exceedingly (late 15c.) means "very greatly or very much;" excessively (mid-15c.) means "too greatly or too much."