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exceed

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of exceed

  1. 1 to go beyond the limit of <by resorting to corporal punishment, the teacher had clearly exceeded his authority> Synonyms break, outreach, outrun, overpass, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overstep, surpass, transcend Related Words encroach, entrench (also intrench), infringe, invade, trespass; overdo, overuse, overutilize, overwork

  2. 2 to be greater, better, or stronger than <her knowledge of French wines exceeds that of anyone else I know> Synonyms beat, better, eclipse, surpass, excel, outclass, outdistance, outdo, outgun, outmatch, outshine, outstrip, overtop, top, tower (over), transcendRelated Words one-up, outpace, outrace, outrun, overpass; best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, outcompete, outperform, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst; outbalance, outweigh, overbear, overshadow, trumpNear Antonyms lose (to)





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