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exceed

[ik-seed]
verb (used with object)
1.
to go beyond in quantity, degree, rate, etc.: to exceed the speed limit.
2.
to go beyond the bounds or limits of: to exceed one's understanding.
3.
to surpass; be superior to; excel: Her performance exceeded all the others.
verb (used without object)
4.
to be greater, as in quantity or degree.
5.
to surpass others; excel or be superior.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English exceden < Latin excēdere to go out or beyond. See ex-1, cede

exceedable, adjective
exceeder, noun
superexceed, verb (used without object)
unexceedable, adjective
unexceeded, adjective

accede, concede, exceed.


2. overstep, transcend. 3. outdo, outstrip, beat, cap, top.
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exceed (ɪkˈsiːd)
 
vb
1.  to be superior to (a person or thing), esp in size or quality; excel
2.  (tr) to go beyond the limit or bounds of: to exceed one's income; exceed a speed limit
3.  to be greater in degree or quantity than (a person or thing)
 
[C14: from Latin excēdere to go beyond, from cēdere to go]
 
ex'ceedable
 
adj
 
ex'ceeder
 
n

exceeding (ɪkˈsiːdɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  very great; exceptional or excessive
 
adv
2.  an archaic word for exceedingly

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Word Origin & History

exceed
late 14c., from O.Fr. exceder, from L. excedere "depart, go beyond," from ex- "out" + cedere "go, yield" (see cede). Related: Exceeded; exceeding. Exceedingly (late 15c.) means "very greatly or very much;" excessively (mid-15c.) means "too greatly or too much."
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Example sentences
On the other hand, the surface is opaque to elementary particles having
  energies exceeding a certain threshold.
Corrosion and excess friction create demands exceeding sustainability in
  needless rapid transit when data can do it for free.
Adiabatic storage has energy density matching or exceeding lithium ion
  batteries.
There goes those dog-gone teenagers again exceeding the speed limit.
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