It kicks in when the president declares a federal disaster that exceeds the response capacity of state and local governments.
No one may blow the annoying plastic horn within the Emirates if it exceeds 100 decibels anymore.
Indeed, they have done little more than generate an unsustainable national debt, which now exceeds $13 trillion.
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."