exceed definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to give beyond or outside of: The river exceeded its finance companies.
    • becoming more than; exceed: "a horror for the nature that simply cannot be exceeded at the hour of beginning or death” ( Robert Louis Stevenson).
    • going beyond the restrictions of: exceeded my allowance. See Synonyms at excel.
    • going beyond; to continue beyond the given or supposed limit or way of measuring; to outgo; to surpass; -- utilized both in an excellent and a bad good sense.
    • To extend beyond or outside of: The lake exceeded its banks.
    • Become higher than; exceed: "a horror associated with character that simply cannot be surpassed in the hour of delivery or death” ( Robert Louis Stevenson).
    • To go beyond the restrictions of: surpassed my allowance. See Synonyms at excel.
    • To go beyond; to proceed beyond the provided or supposed limit or measure of; to outgo; to surpass; -- utilized in both a great and a poor feeling.
  • verb:
    • becoming bigger, more than (one thing).
    • is much better than (anything).
    • To go beyond (some restriction); to surpass, outstrip or transcend.
    • To predominate
    • To overdo
    • be or do something to a better degree
    • be exceptional or a lot better than some standard
    • be higher in scope or dimensions than some standard
    • To be bigger, more than (something).
    • To be a lot better than (one thing).
    • going beyond (some limitation); to surpass, outstrip or transcend.
    • To predominate
    • To overdo
    • be or take action to a greater level
    • be superior or much better than some standard
    • be better in range or dimensions than some standard
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To go too much; to pass the correct bounds or measure.
    • become more or better; to-be vital.
    • To go past an acceptable limit; to pass the appropriate bounds or measure.
    • to-be more or higher; becoming vital.
  • others:
    • To pass or exceed; continue beyond the provided or expected limit, measure, or volume of: as, the duty surpasses his power; he has got exceeded his authority.
    • To surpass; be superior to; excel.
    • Synonyms To transcend, outdo, outvie, outstrip.
    • To go too far; pass the proper bounds; review any given limit, quantity, or measure: as, to go beyond in eating or consuming.
    • To keep the higher proportion; be more or larger; predominate.
    • To excel.
    • To pass or rise above; continue beyond the offered or supposed limitation, measure, or volume of: as, the duty exceeds their power; he has got exceeded their authority.
    • To surpass; be more advanced than; excel.
    • Synonyms To transcend, outdo, outvie, outstrip.
    • To go too much; pass the correct bounds; look at a limit, quantity, or measure: since, to go beyond in eating or consuming.
    • To keep the higher proportion; become more or bigger; predominate.
    • To succeed.

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