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Main Entry: ex·ceed
Function: verb 1: to be greater than <the cost must not exceed ten dollars> 2: to go or be beyond the limit synonymsEXCEED, SURPASS, EXCEL, OUTDO mean to go beyond a certain limit, measure, or degree. EXCEED suggests going beyond a limit set by authority, custom, or earlier achievement <exceed the speed limit>. SURPASS suggests being greater in worth, merit, or skill <the book surpassed our hopes>. EXCEL suggests supremacy in achievement or value <excels in science>. OUTDO suggests bettering one's previous work <the chef really outdid herself this time>.