Record prices for the metal that were once unimaginable are exceeded each new trading day.
He had ambitions and ideas that exceeded the superficiality of his industry.
And true to form, right away, Hillary exceeded even her biggest admirers' expectations.
And with that Herculean act of restraint, Sarah Burton, exceeded all expectations.
When I actually met her, she exceeded even my highest expectations.
After that weight was exceeded either the wood must break or the nail come out.
The loss of the British, in killed and wounded, exceeded one hundred.
In the case of the Non-Regents, who had exceeded this period of probation, lecturing appears to have been optional.
And that once exceeded, each day's delay means a penalty of a thousand crowns.
If Alexander exceeded Achilles in cruelty, may not many go beyond Lovelace in that, as well as in debauchery?
late 14c., from Old French exceder (14c.) "exceed, surpass, go too far," from Latin excedere "depart, go beyond, be in excess, surpass," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + 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."