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1. exceed

verb. ['ɪkˈsiːd'] be greater in scope or size than some standard.

Synonyms

  • overgrow
  • transcend

Antonyms

  • income
  • worsen
  • uglify

Etymology

  • exceden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • exceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Exceed

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread

How do you pronounce exceed?

Pronounce exceed as ɪkˈsid.

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UK - How to pronounce exceed in British English

How do you spell exceed? Is it excede ?

A common misspelling of exceed is excede

Sentences with exceed


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Under the FLSA, overtime hours are work hours that exceed 40 for the week.

2. Verb, base form
Your medical expenses must exceed a certain floor before you can start deducting them.

Quotes about exceed


1. The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.
- Mike Krzyzewski

2. Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp,Or what's a heaven for?
- Robert Browning, Men and Women and Other Poems

3. Bad luck with women is a determined man's road to success. For every affliction, he makes, out of indignation, yet another advancement in order to exceed the man that the woman chose over him. This goes to show that great men are made great because they once learned how to fight the feeling of rejection.
- Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

2. exceed

verb. ['ɪkˈsiːd'] be superior or better than some standard.

Synonyms

  • transcend
  • overstep
  • excel
  • surpass
  • top
  • stand out
  • go past

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested
  • honor

Etymology

  • exceden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • exceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. exceed

verb. ['ɪkˈsiːd'] be or do something to a greater degree.

Synonyms

  • vanquish
  • outpace
  • circumvent
  • surmount
  • trounce
  • outwear
  • outperform
  • outbrave
  • outsell
  • outmarch
  • beat
  • shame
  • outdraw
  • outwit
  • beat out
  • outfox
  • surpass
  • outgo
  • outroar
  • out-herod
  • outshine
  • outsmart
  • outsail
  • outweigh
  • shell
  • outgrow
  • outstrip
  • outshout
  • better
  • outcry
  • crush
  • outmatch
  • break
  • outrange
  • overreach

Antonyms

  • confront
  • defend
  • praise
  • refresh

Etymology

  • exceden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • exceder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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