verb (used without object), ex·celled, ex·cel·ling.
verb (used with object), ex·celled, ex·cel·ling.
- excelsior springs
Origin of excel
Examples from the Web for unexcelled
In attending to his own business and never meddling with others, he is unexcelled.Little Brothers of the Air|Olive Thorne Miller
His description of a tournament in the Knight's Tale is unexcelled for spirit and detail.From Chaucer to Tennyson|Henry A. Beers
Use Paroid Roofing the unexcelled permanent roofing for buildings of all kinds.Natural and Artificial Duck Culture|James Rankin
In his profession he is unexcelled; and what is more in that line, he is honest and reliable.A Victorious Union|Oliver Optic
As a compensating device for rotten shooting it is unexcelled.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow|Saxton Pope
verb -cels, -celling or -celled
Word Origin for excel
c.1400, from Latin excellere "to rise, surpass, be eminent," from ex- "out from" (see ex-) + -cellere "rise high, tower," related to celsus "high, lofty, great," from PIE root *kel- "to rise, be elevated" (see hill). Related: Excelled; excelling.