"exceed" Definition

  1. v. t. To go beyond; to proceed beyond the given or supposed limit or measure of; to outgo; to surpass; -- used both in a good and a bad sense; as, one man exceeds another in bulk, stature, weight, power, skill, etc.; one offender exceeds another in villainy; his rank exceeds yours.
  2. v. i. To go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure.
  3. v. i. To be more or greater; to be paramount.

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Position in dictionary: 35328 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. i., v. i.,
Words that start with "exceed": 6
Words that end with "exceed": 1
Words that contain "exceed": 6
Next words in dictionary: exceedable, exceeded, exceeder, exceeding, exceedingly, excel, excelled, excellence, excellencies, excellency
Previous words in dictionary: excedent, excecation, excecate, excave, excavator, excavation, excavating, excavated, excavate, excarnification

English Dictionary Definition of exceed

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