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Exceed synonyms
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To exceed or surpass
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  1. To exceed or surpass
  2. To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.
  3. To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
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  1. To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
  2. To go beyond the limit, capacity, range, etc. of
  3. To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.
To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
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  1. To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
  2. To be separate from or beyond (experience, the material universe, etc.)
  3. To go beyond the limits of; overstep; exceed
To show superiority; surpass others:
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  1. To show superiority; surpass others:
  2. To do or be better than; surpass.
  3. To be better or greater than, or superior to (another or others)
To leave far behind; outrun.
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  1. To leave far behind; outrun.
  2. To place (oneself) at an emotional distance from something
  3. To do better or more than; leave behind; outdo; outdistance
To surpass by a wide margin, especially through superior skill or endurance:
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  1. To surpass by a wide margin, especially through superior skill or endurance:
  2. To leave behind or get ahead of, as in a race
  3. To run further or faster than another, or to finish a race with a large margin.
To go through (a trial, test, examination, course of study, etc.) successfully; satisfy the requirements or standards of
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  1. To go through (a trial, test, examination, course of study, etc.) successfully; satisfy the requirements or standards of
  2. To move past another vehicle:
  3. To go, change, or be conveyed from one place, form, condition, circumstance, possession, etc. to another
(Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
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  1. (Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
  2. To go over the top of (a rise of ground, etc.)
  3. To be better, more effective, funnier, etc. than; surpass; outdo
To apply the finishing touch to; complete:
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  1. To apply the finishing touch to; complete:
  2. To do as well as or better than; equal or excel
  3. To follow with another that is equivalent or better than; match
To go beyond (a limit); exceed:
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  1. To go beyond (a limit); exceed:
To go beyond; exceed:
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  1. To go beyond; exceed:
  2. To run faster than the others.
  3. To run faster, farther, or better than
To surpass; exceed
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  1. To surpass; exceed
  2. To go faster than someone else; to exceed the pace of.
  3. To surpass or outdo (another), as in speed, growth, or performance.
To strike, hit, or dash repeatedly and, usually, hard
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  1. To strike, hit, or dash repeatedly and, usually, hard
  2. To take beating or stirring
  3. (Informal) To be superior to or better than:
(Idiomatic) to be called, to use as a name
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  1. (Idiomatic) to be called, to use as a name
  2. To follow; to assume as true for the purposes of making a decision, taking an action, etc.
  3. (Idiomatic) To pass or go past without much interaction
To make better; improve:
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  1. To make better; improve:
  2. To surpass or exceed:
  3. To become better
In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
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  1. In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
  2. Well
  3. To get the better of; beat:
To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
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  1. To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
  2. (Obs.) To surpass or exceed; go beyond
  3. To get the better of; conquer; overcome
To move past or ahead of:
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  1. To move past or ahead of:
  2. To be greater than or superior to; exceed or surpass:
  3. To go at a faster pace than; get ahead of
To reach further than; to surpass or exceed; to go too far.
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  1. To reach further than; to surpass or exceed; to go too far.
  2. To provide charitable services to people who would otherwise not have access to those services.
  3. To surpass (another) in reach:
To surpass; outshine:
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  1. To surpass; outshine:
  2. To make seem less brilliant, famous, etc. by being even more so; overshadow; outshine; surpass
  3. The partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another. An eclipse of the Sun or Moon occurs when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned. &diamf3; In a solar eclipse the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth. During a total solar eclipse the disk of the Moon fully covers that of the Sun, and only the Sun's corona is visible. &diamf3; An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is farthest in its orbit from the Earth so that its disk does not fully cover that of the Sun, and part of the Sun's photosphere is visible as a ring around the Moon. &diamf3; In a lunar eclipse all or a part of the Moon's disk enters the umbra of the Earth's shadow and is no longer illuminated by the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur only during a full moon, when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun.
To surpass in obvious excellence; outdo.
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  1. To surpass in obvious excellence; outdo.
  2. To exceed something or someone else, especially in an obvious or flamboyant manner
  3. To shine brighter or longer than (another)
To surpass in excellence by a wide margin
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  1. To surpass in excellence by a wide margin
  2. To surpass decisively, so as to appear of a higher class.
  3. To surpass something or somebody else, so as to appear to be in a higher class
To surpass (another) in performance.
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  1. To surpass (another) in performance.
  2. To perform better than something or someone.
To make insignificant by comparison; dominate.
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  1. To make insignificant by comparison; dominate.
  2. To darken; obscure
  3. To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
To overlook; ignore
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  1. To overlook; ignore
  2. To pass over or across; traverse.
  3. To go beyond; surpass.
To miss by or as if by shooting, hitting, or propelling something too far.
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  1. To miss by or as if by shooting, hitting, or propelling something too far.
  2. To go farther than (an intended or normal limit); exceed
  3. To shoot or pass over or beyond (a target, mark, etc.); specif., to fly an aircraft beyond (a runway, landing field, etc.) while trying to land
To cook (food) too long.
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  1. To cook (food) too long.
  2. To do, use, or stress to excess; carry (something) too far:
  3. To do too much; go to extremes:
(Idiomatic) To exceed an unstated limit, especially a limit of acceptable behaviour
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  1. (Idiomatic) To exceed an unstated limit, especially a limit of acceptable behaviour
To pass a more slowly moving object.
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  1. To pass a more slowly moving object.
  2. To catch up with; draw even or level with.
  3. To catch up with and, often, go beyond
(Idiomatic) To outperform by a great margin.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To outperform by a great margin.
(Idiomatic) To win in a contest or a game by a narrow margin of victory.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To win in a contest or a game by a narrow margin of victory.
(Idiomatic) To overwhelm or overcome
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  1. (Idiomatic) To overwhelm or overcome
  2. (Idiomatic) To trick or con.
  3. (Idiomatic) To gain an advantage over.
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Alternative form of get the better of.
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  1. Alternative form of get the better of.
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In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
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  1. In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
  2. Well
  3. To get the better of; beat:
To make better; improve:
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  1. To make better; improve:
  2. To surpass or exceed:
  3. To become better
To show superiority; surpass others:
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  1. To show superiority; surpass others:
  2. To do or be better than; surpass.
  3. To be better or greater than, or superior to (another or others)
To exceed or surpass
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  1. To exceed or surpass
  2. To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.
  3. To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
To be superior to; outdo
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  1. To be superior to; outdo
  2. To prove greater or better than; surpass.
  3. To surpass or be better than something or someone else
To go beyond; exceed:
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  1. To go beyond; exceed:
  2. To run faster than the others.
  3. To run faster, farther, or better than
To surpass in obvious excellence; outdo.
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  1. To surpass in obvious excellence; outdo.
  2. To exceed something or someone else, especially in an obvious or flamboyant manner
  3. To shine brighter or longer than (another)
To move past or ahead of:
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  1. To move past or ahead of:
  2. To be greater than or superior to; exceed or surpass:
  3. To go at a faster pace than; get ahead of
To go through (a trial, test, examination, course of study, etc.) successfully; satisfy the requirements or standards of
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  1. To go through (a trial, test, examination, course of study, etc.) successfully; satisfy the requirements or standards of
  2. To move past another vehicle:
  3. To go, change, or be conveyed from one place, form, condition, circumstance, possession, etc. to another
To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
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  1. To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
  2. To go beyond the limit, capacity, range, etc. of
  3. To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.
(Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
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  1. (Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
  2. To go over the top of (a rise of ground, etc.)
  3. To be better, more effective, funnier, etc. than; surpass; outdo
To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
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  1. To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
  2. To be separate from or beyond (experience, the material universe, etc.)
  3. To go beyond the limits of; overstep; exceed
To strike, hit, or dash repeatedly and, usually, hard
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  1. To strike, hit, or dash repeatedly and, usually, hard
  2. To take beating or stirring
  3. (Informal) To be superior to or better than:
To reach too far for and miss
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  1. To reach too far for and miss
  2. To miss by reaching too far or attempting too much:
  3. To reach or extend over or beyond.
To run or extend beyond (certain limits)
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  1. To run or extend beyond (certain limits)
  2. To spread swiftly throughout, as ideas, a fad, etc.
  3. To run over or beyond certain limits
To go beyond (a limit); exceed:
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  1. To go beyond (a limit); exceed:
To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.
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  1. To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.
  2. To go beyond the limit, capacity, range, etc. of
  3. To be beyond the limit, powers, or capacity of; transcend:
To go beyond the limits of; overstep; exceed
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  1. To go beyond the limits of; overstep; exceed
  2. To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
  3. To be separate from or beyond (experience, the material universe, etc.)
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