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
Example sentences from the Web for excel
What IBM excelled at more often was marketing a version of its aspirational self.IBM finally gets rid of some business to focus on the one that matters|Adam Lashinsky|October 9, 2020|Fortune
Since its independence, Nigeria has excelled in literature and the arts, from icons like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and Flora Nwapa, to contemporary heavyweights such as Chimamanda Adichie and Teju Cole.
Further, Ryan’s attentiveness and dedication to seeing others excel, and his passion for our product and activism, made him the right choice for Patagonia’s next chapter.
While older nursing homes have at times lagged in patient outcomes, Rollins said his new and remodeled facilities have excelled.He Wanted to Fix Rural America’s Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $76 Million.|by Max Blau for Georgia Health News|September 22, 2020|ProPublica
One of the most obvious directions would be to expand Nvidia’s AI capabilities to the kind of low-power edge devices that Arm excels in.Nvidia’s Arm Acquisition Brings the Two Key Technologies of This Century Under One Roof|Edd Gent|September 21, 2020|Singularity Hub
They are gentle with him, very loving, but focused on his excelling at football.
She was also a patriot, a Briton, and a wife, excelling at the arts that each of those categories demand of a person.How Margaret Thatcher Transformed British Politics|Tunku Varadarajan|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Until then, Drain had a more ordinary teenage experience: excelling in school sports, more excited by boys than religion.‘Banished’ Lauren Drain on Growing Up in the Westboro Baptist Church|David Sessions|March 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Young women today are excelling in every way imaginable: better grades, better graduation rates, and so on.‘The Feminine Mystique’ at 50, Part 2: Three Feminists on What It Means Today|Jessica Bennett, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Alisa Solomon|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For instance, he says, boys often think that reading a book or excelling in class is uncool or “unmasculine.”Classroom Warfare: Same-Sex Classes at Public Schools Ignite a Fight |Abigail Pesta|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Was Norman quite proof against the consciousness of daily excelling all his competitors?The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
An Indian chief, excelling all his tribe at a war-dance, could not have outdone the grotesque movements of the colonel.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
Of sport for sport's sake he knew nothing, he took part in no games for the sake of excelling in them.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
It is not vanity, or I would play, confident of excelling her.A Confederate Girl's Diary|Sarah Margan Dawson
He saw Italian youths already excelling, as they all do, in the drawing of the figure.