verb (used without object), ex·celled, ex·cel·ling.
verb (used with object), ex·celled, ex·cel·ling.
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Origin of excel
synonym study for excel
OTHER WORDS FROM excelun·ex·celled, adjectiveun·ex·cel·ling, adjective
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Life seemed to have little meaning; a need to excel was almost gone.How His West Point Football Experience Inspired Eisenhower|Nicolaus Mills|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Can it be exported to Excel, or a comma-separated file, for instance?
In her own way, Woodley is inspiring young women to succeed and excel.Lana Del Rey and the Fault in Our ‘Feminist’ Stars|Amy Zimmerman|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of her deputy chiefs of staff keeps track of the tracker, an Excel spreadsheet, she says.
It made my journey a longer one, but I really wanted to excel in the theater.Meet the Red Viper: Pedro Pascal on Game of Thrones’ Kinky, Bisexual Hellraiser|Marlow Stern|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The children then endeavor to excel each other in writing down the names of the objects which they have seen.Memory|William Walker Atkinson
My vanity was cruelly mortified after all my efforts to excel.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
He was26 an apt student and always recited well, with a great ambition to excel in everything.The Home Life of Poe|Susan Archer Weiss
His pianos were universally regarded as the best in the market, and his competitors were unable to excel him.Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made|James D. McCabe, Jr.
When scenes of strong passion are wanted, the Germans, I think, excel their French rivals.Confessions of an Opera Singer|Kathleen Howard