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exceed

ex·ceed

exceed

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk sid
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: exceeded, exceeding, exceeds
definition 1: to go beyond (what is required, expected, or considered reasonable).
He claimed that he was not exceeding the speed limit.You shouldn't exceed the recommended dosage for this drug.The weight of baggage may not exceed seventy pounds.
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synonyms:
outreach, transcend
similar words:
outdo, overachieve, overdo, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overstep, surpass
definition 2: to do better than; surpass.
She wanted to exceed the teacher's expectations of her.
synonyms:
better, cap, outrun, outstrip, surpass, top, transcend
similar words:
beat, best, break, eclipse, excel, outclass, outdo, outrank, outshine, overrun, overshoot
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be greater or superior.
synonyms:
excel, tower
similar words:
shine
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