Synonyms for (verb) exceed

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: surpass, excel, stand out

Definition: distinguish oneself

Usage: She excelled in math