Definition for exceeding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exceed
Examples from the Web for 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|Josh Dzieza|September 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The second group did far better than the first in exceeding their weight-loss goals.
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To attacks on its main metropolis, Israel would respond with exceeding severity.Tel Aviv Appears Indifferent, Unprepared on Iran War Threat|Dan Ephron|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Individually, culturally, our reach may be exceeding our grasp.
These mountains lie many leagues off in the wilderness, and are said to be exceeding lofty.The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier
His intertainment for that meale was great and exceeding costly.History of the Fan|George Woolliscroft Rhead
Then said Regin, exceeding heavily, "Thou hast slain my brother, and scarce may I be sackless of the deed."
This of course had been of exceeding interest to me, because some day I meant to go to the land of the Seris.Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
She and I walked to my Lady's at the Wardrobe, and there dined and was exceeding much made of.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
British Dictionary definitions for exceeding (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for exceeding (2 of 2)
Word Origin for exceed
Word Origin and History for exceeding
Related: Exceeded; exceeding. Exceedingly (late 15c.) means "very greatly or very much;" excessively (mid-15c.) means "too greatly or too much."