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English verb: exceed

1. exceed (stative) be greater in scope or size than some standard

SamplesTheir loyalty exceeds their national bonds.

Synonymssurpass, transcend

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)overgrow

2. exceed (stative) be superior or better than some standard

SamplesShe exceeded our expectations.
She topped her performance of last year.

Synonymsgo past, overstep, pass, top, transcend

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)excel, stand out, surpass

3. exceed (competition) be or do something to a greater degree

SamplesHer 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.

Synonymsoutdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

Narrower (hyponym)beat, better, break, circumvent, out-herod, outbrave, outcry, outdraw, outfox, outfox, outgrow, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outsell, outshine, outshout, outsmart, outwear, outweigh, outwit, overreach, shame

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