[ ik-seed ]
/ ɪkˈsid /
verb (used with object)
to go beyond in quantity, degree, rate, etc.: to exceed the speed limit.
to go beyond the bounds or limits of: to exceed one's understanding.
to surpass; be superior to; excel: Her performance exceeded all the others.
verb (used without object)
to be greater, as in quantity or degree.
to surpass others; excel or be superior.
Words nearby exceed
Origin of exceed
OTHER WORDS FROM exceed
ex·ceed·a·ble, adjectiveex·ceed·er, nounsu·per·ex·ceed, verb (used without object)un·ex·ceed·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for super-exceed
/ (ɪkˈsiːd) /
to be superior to (a person or thing), esp in size or quality; excel
(tr) to go beyond the limit or bounds ofto exceed one's income; exceed a speed limit
to be greater in degree or quantity than (a person or thing)
Derived forms of exceedexceedable, adjectiveexceeder, noun
Word Origin for exceed
C14: from Latin excēdere to go beyond, from cēdere to go
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