Excel synonyms and antonyms

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To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
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To exceed is defined as to go beyond an expectation or to be or do more than expected.
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To move past or ahead of:
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To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
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To surpass or exceed:
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(Idiomatic) To have good taste; to have the ability to discriminate or identify quality.
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To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings.
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To prove deficient or lacking; perform ineffectively or inadequately:
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To shine brighter or longer than (another)
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Shine is to reflect light, or to polish, or to stand out due to excellence.
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Eclipse is defined as to obscure the light of something or to make less important.
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To surpass in excellence by a wide margin
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To outperform; to outdo.
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Any of the celestial bodies visible to the naked eye at night as fixed, usually twinkling points of light, including binary and multiple star systems.
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(Idiomatic, US) To be especially good or outstanding.
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be superior; surpass
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To be superior to; outdo
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To exceed or overextend.
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To come to an end:
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To put or place on the top of
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To hit; to knock; to pound; to strike.
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(Informal) With considerable success:
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Synonym Study

  • Outdo implies a going beyond someone else or a previous record in performance he will not be outdone in bravery
  • Transcend suggests a surpassing to an extreme degree, even beyond human capability or standards a faith that transcends all understanding
  • Surpass implies a going beyond (someone or something specified) in degree, amount, or quality no one surpasses him in generosity
  • Excel implies superiority in some quality, skill, achievement, etc. over all or over the one (or ones) specified to excel at chess, excels her brothers in math
Find another word for excel. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for excel, like: be superior, transcend, best, exceed, outstrip, surpass, better, have-an-eye-for, improve upon, outdo and outvie.