exceed exceed  /ɪk ˈsid/


  1. (v) be greater in scope or size than some standard
  2. (v) be superior or better than some standard
  3. (v) be or do something to a greater degree

Derived Word(s)


  1. Air samples exceed the maximum allowance for both copper and nickel, and mortality from respiratory diseases is much higher than in Russia as a whole.
  2. Performance at a high level in any sport is to exceed the ordinary human scale.
  3. In 2009 these Medicare beneficiaries have no drug coverage once their medication costs exceed $2,700 until they have spent $4,350 out of their own pocket.


  1. North Olmsted mayor's court appears poised to exceed original financial expectations

    North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy released his financial analysis for the city's recently-started mayor's court, and the court appears poised to exceed his initial financial expectations.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Sun Post-Herald

  2. Razorbacks exceed APR benchmark in all 19 sports

    The University of Arkansas exceeds the benchmark Academic Progress Rate (APR) multi-year rate of 930 in all 19 of its intercollegiate sport programs, including five programs that scored perfect 1,000 multi-year APR rates.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

  3. Classic Holidays Continues To Exceed Guest Expectations

    Classic Holidays continues to exceed guest expectations with recent guest satisfaction surveys. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10813619.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. General Motors Corp. CEO Rick Wagoner said that failure of the auto industry "would be catastrophic," resulting in three million jobs lost within the first year and "economic devastation (that) would far exceed the government support that our...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Rick Wagoner Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "If demand succeeds supply and is likely to exceed supply for years to come, people will expect the price to rise," Mr Brown told MPs on the Commons Liaison Committee.
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: Times Online

  3. "While some states may be able to absorb a delay or obtain high-interest financing through private banks, California is so large that our short-term cash flow needs exceed the entire budget of some states," Schwarzenegger said. "We expect to...
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: AFP

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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /