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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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