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exceed

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Etymology

from Latin excedeō

Verb

Infinitive
to exceed

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to exceed (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To be larger, greater or better than (something).
    The company's 2005 revenue exceeds that of 2004.
    The quality of her essay has exceeded my expectations.
  2. (transitive) To go beyond (some limit); to surpass, outstrip or transcend.
    In Super Mario RPG, the name that you are typing in cannot exceed eight characters.

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