Definitions for (verb) exceed

Main entry: outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, exceed, surmount, surpass

Definition: be or do something to a greater degree

Usage: 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


Main entry: exceed, overstep, pass, top, transcend, go past

Definition: be superior or better than some standard

Usage: She exceeded our expectations; She topped her performance of last year


Main entry: exceed, transcend, surpass

Definition: be greater in scope or size than some standard

Usage: Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds