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5 definitions found
 for exceed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exceed \Ex*ceed"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exceeded; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Exceeding.] [L. excedere, excessum, to go away or
     beyond; ex out + cedere to go, to pass: cf. F. exc['e]der.
     See Cede.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Name the time, but let it not
           Exceed three days.                       --Shak.
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           Observes how much a chintz exceeds mohair. --Pope.
  
     Syn: To outdo; surpass; excel; transcend; outstrip; outvie;
          overtop.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exceed \Ex*ceed"\, v. i.
     1. To go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure. "In
        our reverence to whom, we can not possibly exceed." --Jer.
        Taylor.
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              Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
                                                    --Deut. xxv.
                                                    3.
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     2. To be more or greater; to be paramount. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  exceed
      v 1: be greater in scope or size than some standard; "Their
           loyalty exceeds their national bonds" [syn: exceed,
           transcend, surpass]
      2: be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our
         expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
         [syn: exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past,
         top]
      3: be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance
         surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all
         other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This
         car outperforms all others in its class" [syn: surpass,
         outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo,
         surmount, outperform]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  65 Moby Thesaurus words for "exceed":
     beat, best, better, bulk, bulk large, cap, dare, eclipse,
     exaggerate, excel, go beyond, go one better, improve on, loom,
     loom large, outdistance, outdo, outpace, outrank, outreach, outrun,
     outshine, outsoar, outstep, outstrip, outweigh, overbalance,
     overbear, overcome, overdo, overextend, overgo, overjump, overleap,
     overpass, overreach, overrun, overshadow, overshoot,
     overshoot the field, overshoot the mark, overstep, overstride,
     overtake, overtop, overwhelm, pass, perfect, predominate,
     preponderate, presume, prevail, rear, rise above, soar, stand out,
     superabound, surpass, top, tower, tower above, tower over,
     transcend, trump, venture
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Exceed
  
      A tool to display remote X Window System
     applications on Microsoft Windows.  Exceed is not an X
     server.
  
     (2001-04-29)
  

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