Exceeding



[ik-see-ding] /ɪkˈsi dɪŋ/

adjective
1.
extraordinary; exceptional.
adverb
2.
Archaic. .
[ik-seed] /ɪkˈsid/
verb (used with object)
1.
to go beyond in quantity, degree, rate, etc.:
to exceed the speed limit.
2.
to go beyond the bounds or limits of:
to exceed one’s understanding.
3.
to surpass; be superior to; excel:
Her performance exceeded all the others.
verb (used without object)
4.
to be greater, as in quantity or degree.
5.
to surpass others; excel or be superior.
/ɪkˈsiːdɪŋ/
adjective
1.
very great; exceptional or excessive
adverb
2.
an archaic word for exceedingly
/ɪkˈsiːd/
verb
1.
to be superior to (a person or thing), esp in size or quality; excel
2.
(transitive) to go beyond the limit or bounds of: to exceed one’s income, exceed a speed limit
3.
to be greater in degree or quantity than (a person or thing)
v.

late 14c., from Old French exceder (14c.) “exceed, surpass, go too far,” from Latin excedere “depart, go beyond, be in excess, surpass,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + cedere “go, yield” (see cede).

Related: Exceeded; exceeding. Exceedingly (late 15c.) means “very greatly or very much;” excessively (mid-15c.) means “too greatly or too much.”

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